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    Pedigree

    Lauren Rivera talked about her book Pedigree: How Elite Students get Elite Jobs, in which she looks at the role that elite colleges and universities play in acquiring elite jobs. This interview,…

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    The Black Revolution on Campus

    Professor Martha Biondi talked about her book, The Black Revolution on Campus. This interview, recorded on the campus of Northwestern University, is part of Book TV’s College Series.

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    Confronting Capitalism

    Professor Philip Kotler talked about his book, Confronting Capitalism: Real Solutions for a Troubled Economic System. This interview, recorded on the campus of Northwestern University, is part of…

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    Violence, Nonviolence, and the Palestinian National Movement

    Wendy Pearlman talks about her book Violence, Nonviolence, and the Palestinian National Movement, in which she discusses why national protest movements sometimes turn to violence. This interview…

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    Black-Brown Solidarity

    John Marquez talked about his book, Black-Brown Solidarity. This interview, recorded on the campus of Northwestern University, is part of Book TV’s College Series.

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    Northwestern University Commencement Address

    Virginia Rometty gave the commencement address to the 2015 graduating class of Northwestern University.

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    The Fabulous Future?

    Gary Saul Morson talked about his book, The Fablous Future?, in which he compiles various predictions about the state of the world in 25 years. Professor Morson co-edited the book with Morton…

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    Attorney General Eric Holder on National Security

    Attorney General Eric Holder explained the Obama administration’s legal justification for killing an American-born al-Qaida operative in Yemen. In his speech he said the decision to kill a…

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    Early Women's Movement

    Kathryn Burns-Howard lectured on societal changes in the first half of the 19th century in this lecture of a compressed summer history course at Northwestern University. She included slides in…

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    Mission and Money

    Burton Weisbrod spoke about the book he co-authored, Mission and Money: Understanding the University (Cambridge University Press, 2008). It is an examination of the entire higher education industry, including…

    476 views
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    Hezbollah

    Augustus Richard Norton talked about his book, Hezbollah, published by the Princeton University Press. In his book Mr. Norton examines the rise and impact of Hezbollah, from its early days as an Iranian…

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    Airline Industry

    David Neeleman talked about his company Jetblue Airways and the company’s Bill of Rights for customers. He also responded to questions.

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    Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change

    Mr. Kinzer talked about his book Overthrow : America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq, published by Times Books. He discussed the U.S.'s long history of regime change and proposed…

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    The United States Supreme Court: The Pursuit of Justice

    Inside the Dittmar Memorial Gallery, Christopher Tomlins talked about his book The United States Supreme Court: The Pursuit of Justice, published by. Houghton Mifflin. The book takes a current…

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    Creation of the Media

    Professor Starr visited Northwestern University’s School of Communication to talk about his book The Creation of the Media, published by Basic Books. In the book, he gives a history of the…

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    State of the Airline Industry

    Mr. Needleman spoke about innovations in the airline industry and the business model and operations of Jetblue. Among the issues he addressed were personnel management, employee benefits,…

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    Credible Financial Disclosures

    Mr. Volcker talked about corporate responsibility and disclosures of earnings reports. Among the topics he addressed were recent business scandals involving improper financial reporting,…

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    Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health

    Ms. Garrett was interviewed about her book Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health, published by Hyperion. The book examines the failure of public-health systems around the…

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    Building the Book Cathedral

    Mr. Macauley talked about writing and illustrating his book Cathedral about how cathedrals were built in the Middle Ages. After his remarks he answered questions from the audience.

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    Myths About Physician-Assisted Suicide

    Mr. Shapiro talked about several myths about physician-assisted suicide which help make the idea so popular among the U.S. population and how journalists help contribute to these myths. He…

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