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  • Young Muslim Leaders
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    Young Muslim Leaders

    Young Muslim leaders talked about their efforts to represent Islam as a religion of compassion and peace. They talked about their experiences as the Muslim representatives at Jewish…

  • Minimum Wage Living in the US
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    Minimum Wage Living in the U.S.

    Moderated by Mr. Herman, three authors discussed living in America while working for minimum wage as “unskilled” workers. The authors argued that no job is truly “unskilled,” and that all…

  • emThe Confessionem
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    The Confession

    Former Governor McGreevey talked about his memoir, The Confession, published by Regan Books. He was interviewed by Andrew Sullivan, seated on a stage before an audience. James McGreevey was governor of…

  • emBeyond Oil  The View from Hubberts Peakem
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    Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak

    Professor Deffeyes talked about his book Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert’s Peak, published by Hill and Wang. In 2001, he was among the first to warn of the upcoming oil crisis using techniques used…

  • em102 Minutes  Inside the Twin Towersem
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    102 Minutes: Inside the Twin Towers

    Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn talked about their book 102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers, published by Times Books. It drew on interviews the two…

  • emThe Double Bond  Primo Leviem
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    The Double Bond: Primo Levi

    Ms. Angier discussed her book on Holocaust survivor Primo Levi, The Double Bond: Primo Levi, A Biography, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Levi (1919-87) was an Italian Jew from…

  • Conversation with Ron Silver
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    Conversation with Ron Silver

    Jeff Greenfield interviewed Ron Silver about changes in his political overview following terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, politics in Hollywood, and the role of the entertainment…

  • emAll I Did Was Ask  Conversationsem
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    All I Did Was Ask: Conversations

    Ms. Gross was interviewed by Frank Rich about her book All I Did Was Ask: Conversations with Writers, Actors, Musicians, and Artists, published by Hyperion. The host of NPR’s Fresh Air discussed…

  • emGerms Biological Weapons and Americas Secret Warem
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    Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War

    Moderated by Mr. Krulwich, the panelists discussed biological weapons and warfare. Miller, Engelberg, and Broad are also the co-authors of Germs: Biological Weapons and America’s Secret…

  • Political Journalism and the Internet
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    Political Journalism and the Internet

    Panelists discussed the use of “blogs” or web logs in politics. They spoke about the changes in political journalism associated with “blogs,” their experience maintaining a “blog,” and the…

  • emBoomer Nationem
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    Boomer Nation

    At the Makor-Steindhardt Center of the 92nd Street Y Professor Gillon spoke about his book Boomer Nation: The Largest and Richest Generation Ever and How It Changed America, published by…

  • emThe Singular Mark Twainem
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    The Singular Mark Twain

    Mr. Kaplan talked about his book, The Singular Mark Twain: A Biography, published by Doubleday. In the book, the author explores the life and legacy of American writer Mark Twain. He examines…

  • emNo Greater Gloryem
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    No Greater Glory

    Mr. Kurzman talked about his book, No Greater Glory: The Four Immortal Chaplains and the Sinking of the Dorchester in World War II, published by Random House. On February 3, 1943, the U.S.…

  • emThe Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Womenem
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    The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women

    Ms. Seaman, co-founder of the National Women’s Health Network, talked about her book, The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women: Exploding the Estrogen Myth, published by Hyperion Books.…

  • emWhy Lincoln Mattersem
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    Why Lincoln Matters

    Mario Cuomo, the former governor of New York (1983-95), discussed his book Why Lincoln Matters: Today More Than Ever, published by Harcourt. His book discusses how the modern Republican Party differs…

  • emA Time of Our Choosingem
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    A Time of Our Choosing

    Mr. Purdum talked about his book, A Time of Our Choosing: America’s War in Iraq, published by Times Books. The book describes America’s war on Iraq and the unconventional methods employed…

  • emMagnificent Marsem
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    Magnificent Mars

    Mr. Croswell talked about his book, Magnificent Mars, published by Free Press. He showed slides of photographs that appear in the book, and gave an overview of the planet’s geography,…

  • emForever  A Novelem
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    Forever: A Novel

    Pete Hamill discussed his work of historical fiction titled Forever: A Novel, published by Little, Brown and Company. The book follows the story of Cormac O’Connor, an Irish immigrant who comes…

  • Then and Now Edwin Newman Speech
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    Then and Now: Edwin Newman Speech

    Mr. Newman spoke about changes in the news media industry over his many years of involvement in the industry.

  • Business Issues
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    Business Issues

    Charles Schwab discussed overcoming dyslexia, his business philosophies and other business-related topics. Mr. Shepard conducted the interview.

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