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    Tour of the New York Times Book Review

    Book TV’s tour of the New York Times Book Review included an interview with the section’s editor, Pamela Paul, and a look at the department’s weekly “headlines” meeting, where the upcoming…

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    Reporting from Conflict Zones

    The University of Arizona hosted a discussion about journalists in conflict zones. The panelists included former Associated Press correspondent Terry Anderson, who was held hostage in…

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    Media Coverage of National Security

    Panelists discussed the difficulties reporters face covering national aecurity issues because of the impact of government actions on confidential sources and reporting techniques. Bob Woodward moderated.…

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    The Press, the Government, and National Security

    After welcoming remarks by John Darnton, New York Times reporter James Risen talked about the issue of the relationship between the press, the government, and national security. He talked about his case, in which…

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    Press Freedom Versus National Security

    News editors talked about achieving a balance between press freedom and the public’s right to know versus and national security. Some of the specific topics they discussed were National Security Agency (NSA)…

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    Edward Snowden Revelations Panel

    The three journalists who were chosen by Edward Snowden to receive top-secret National Security Agency (NSA) files were interviewed. They all appeared via Skype from foreign countries for fear of prosecution. They also…

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    Media Shield Laws

    Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), co-sponsor of the Free Flow of Information Act, talked about the proposed national shield law that would protect journalists from prosecution for protecting their sources. He was…

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    The Search For Bin Laden

    Terrorism expert Peter Bergen, author of the book, Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden From 9/11 to Abbottabad, and Greg Barker, who produced and directed an HBO documentary based on the book, talked about their research and…

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    Future of the Pentagon

    Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter talked about the future of the Pentagon as it shifts from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to a new focus on the Asia Pacific Theater, cyber security, and counter terrorism during a time of…

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    Global Security Threats

    National Intelligence Council Counselor Matthew Burrows and former CIA and Homeland Security officials talked about future world security threats and how to prevent them. Dina Temple-Raston, NPR’s Counterterrorism…

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    Counterterrorism

    The current and former directors of the National Counterterrorism Center talked about current terrorism threats, intelligence oversight, data collection and surveillance, and civil liberties. They responded to questions from…

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    National Security and Liberty

    Panelists talked about the tension between a free press and national security. Among the topics they addressed were National Security Agency (NSA) data collection, prosecuting journalists for leaks, security leaks by Edward…

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    National Security Agency Data Collection

    Two former directors of National Intelligence talked about National Security Agency (NSA) intelligence and data collection. Both were involved with the beginning and expansion of the NSA surveillance programs. Barton Gellman,…

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    Half the Sky

    Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn talked about their book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Knopf; September 8, 2009). In their book the husband and wife team…

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    Lost and Stolen Art

    Christopher Hitchens, Sharon Waxman, and James Cuno participated in a panel discussion on lost and stolen art of ancient civilizations. Topics included where artifacts come from, where they ended…

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    Letter to My Daughter

    Maya Angelou talked about Letter to My Daughter (Random House, 2008). Her first collection of essays in ten years, they range from the personal to the inspirational. She spoke about why she addressed…

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    Keith Olbermann Interview

    The MSNBC host and political commentator Keith Olbermann was interviewed by New York Times editorial page editor Andrew Rosenthal about on the influence of cable news and opinion on current political…

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    First 100 Days of the Obama Administration

    The team of New York Times reporters assigned to cover the Obama administration talked about what to expect in the president-elect’s critical early months in office. Among the topics they…

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    A Voice for Change

    Tavis Smiley, a broadcaster, author, advocate, philanthropist, and host of a PBS late-night talk show, gave his perspective on the news and issues that are shaping American life today. Topics included…

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    Bushworld: Book Party

    Maureen Dowd hosted a book party in her Washington, D.C. home to celebrate her new book, Bushworld: Enter at Your Own Risk, published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons.

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