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  • American Socialism
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    American Socialism

    Bhaskar Sunkara, the editor and publisher of Jacobin Magazine, talked about politics, economics and the future of the American left during the Trump administration. Jacobin is a print publication…

  • Harvard 2016 Presidential Campaign Managers Panel
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    Harvard 2016 Presidential Campaign Managers Panel

    Campaign managers from the Clinton and Trump 2016 presidential campaigns discussed the recent campaign in an often contentious forum at Harvard University. “War Stories: Inside Campaign 2016” was a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum…

  • Discussion on Investigative Reporting
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    Investigative Reporting

    Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center hosted a panel discussion with the winners and finalists of the 2016 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. They spoke about their…

  • National Security  Freedom of the Press
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    Thomas Friedman on National Security and Freedom

    Thomas Friedman discussed freedom in an interview by Marvin Kalb. Topics included the intersection of national security and freedom in the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations about National Security Agency…

  • 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
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    50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

    Participants who were part of the early 1960s civil rights movement talked about the 1963 March on Washington, when Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have A Dream” speech. Speakers: Marvin Kalb,…

  • Journalism and Social Media
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    Journalism and Social Media

    Chris Hughes discussed digital journalism and trends in social media. The co-founder of Facebook, he recently purchased The New Republic. He talked about his vision for the company and how to better…

  • 2012 Presidential Debate Moderators
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    2012 Presidential Debate Moderators

    Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the debates, and the impact the debates had on the 2012 election. Among the issues they addressed were the…

  • Ted Koppel on Democracy and the Press
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    Ted Koppel on Democracy and the Press

    Former ABC News reporter and anchor Ted Koppel talked about the state of network news and news consumption, and how the Internet have affected the quality of reporting. He was interviewed by Marvin…

  • Secretary Geithner Remarks on the Economy
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    Secretary Geithner Remarks on the Economy

    Secretary Geithner spoke about the state of the U.S. economy and Obama administration efforts to address the national debt. In his remarks he called for bipartisan cooperation of the debt.…

  • Future of Journalism and the Media
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    Future of Journalism and the Media

    Rupert Murdoch talked about his perspectives on the future of journalism and the media. Marvin Kalb moderated. “Rupert Murdoch: The Making of a Modern Media Mogul” was an installment of the…

  • Future of Journalism
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    Future of Journalism

    Journalism executives discussed the future of journalism in a fast-changing environment and how they plan to guide an industry in transition. Martin Kalb moderated. The panelists responded…

  • Presidential Nominating Process
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    Presidential Nominating Process

    Elaine Kamarck, a member of the Democratic National Committee, talked about the presidential nominating process and how it might be reformed. Topics included the Florida and Michigan…

  • Covering International News
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    Covering International News

    Christiane Amanpour and Marvin Kalb talked about journalists covering war, crises, and disasters. Amanpour talked about growing up in Iran under the Shah and afterwards during the Iranian Revolution, the major stories that…

  • Presidential Nominating System
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    Presidential Nominating System

    Participants talked about the method of selecting presidential nominees. They talked about the progression of the primary systems from the initial structure to the status quo. They spoke of the…

  • Pakistan Elections
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    Pakistan Elections

    Xenia Dormandy talked about the political situation in Pakistan. She observed the February 18, 2008 parliamentary elections there. After her speech she responded to audience members'…

  • Democracy and the Press
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    Democracy and the Press

    Katie Couric, anchor and managing editor of “The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric,” was joined on stage by Marvin Kalb and discussed the relation between democracy and the press in the…

  • Relationship Between Military and Press
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    Relationship Between Military and Press

    Reporters who covered the military, former military officers, and others talked about the relationship between the military and the media. Topics included General David Petraeus' recent Iraq…

  • Reporting on the Iraq War
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    Reporting on the Iraq War

    Journalists spoke about reporting on military and political affairs in Iraq, depictions of U.S. Iraq policy in the media, criticism and public skepticism of accuracy in media accounts of…

  • Nominations of Harriet Myers and Samuel Alito
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    Nominations of Harriet Myers and Samuel Alito

    Panelists at a day-long conference on Supreme Court issues hosted by the Shorenstein Center talked about the nominations of Harriet Myers and Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court. Among the…

  • John Roberts Supreme Court Nomination
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    John Roberts Supreme Court Nomination

    Panelists spoke about preparations for the consideration of President Bush’s first Supreme Court appointment and nomination, the impact of Justice O’Connor’s resignation and Chief Justice…

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