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  • emScars of Independenceem
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    Scars of Independence

    Professor Holger Hoock talked about his book Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth, in which he argues that the Revolutionary War has been sanitized and is now devoid of the…

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  • emAge of Follyem
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    Age of Folly

    Lewis Lapham talked about Age of Folly: America Abandons Its Democracy, his book of essays on America’s democracy and where it is headed. He spoke with Terry McDonell.

    1,113 views
  • emThe Science Delusionem
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    The Science Delusion

    Curtis White talked about his book, The Science Delusion: Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers, in which he argues that authors like Jonah Lehrer, Richard Dawkins, and…

    1,483 views
  • Political Satire in America
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    Political Satire in America

    A panel discussion was held on political satire in America. The panelists shared samples of their work and Lewis Lapham read an essay on the subject of American satire. Following their…

    569 views
  • Upward Social Mobility Panel
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    Upward Social Mobility Panel

    A panel discussion was held on upward mobility in America. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. The discussion was moderated by Paul Tough, author of Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey…

    395 views
  • In Depth with Lewis Lapham
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    In Depth with Lewis Lapham

    Lewis Lapham was interviewed about his life, his career, and his body of writing. Topics included the sense of entitlement, money and power, and the history of U.S. foreign policy. He responded to viewer…

    1,038 views
  • Presidential Impeachment
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    Presidential Impeachment

    Lewis Lapham talked about his cover story in Harper’s on why he believed that President Bush should be impeached for committing the crime of fraud on the people and the Congress of the U.S. in his case…

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  • The Writings of Eugene McCarthy
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    The Writings of Eugene McCarthy

    Harper’s Magazine at a Barnes and Noble in New York City. He discussed four of his books: 1968: War & Democracy, No-Fault Politics: Modern Presidents, the Press, and Reformers, Hard Years:…

    134 views
  • Presidential Impeachment Proposals
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    Presidential Impeachment Proposals

    Harper’s Magazine hosted a forum titled “Is There a Case for Impeachment?” Panelists talked about the historical provision for and definition of impeachment in the U.S. Constitution, abuses of…

    99 views
  • On Politics and the Art of Acting
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    On Politics and the Art of Acting

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  • Career of Henry Kissinger
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    Career of Henry Kissinger

    Participants talked about an article written by Mr. Hitchens and published in Harper’s. The article characterized decisions by Secretary Kissinger and others during the Vietnam War as war crimes. It also…

    887 views
  • emAn American Albumem
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    An American Album

    Mr. Lapham talked about the book he edited, An American Album: 150 Years of Harper’s Magazine, published by Franklin Square Press. The book is a selection of articles that appeared in the…

    35 views
  • emTheater of Warem
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    Theater of War

    Mr. Lapham discussed his book, Theater of War, published by The New Press. The book is his response to the September 11 attacks. Mr. Lapham, a long-time opponent of war, joined a group of…

    83 views
  • News Review
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    News Review

    Mr. Lapham talked about current events and the news of the day. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.

    32 views
  • Mark Twain emExtracts from Adams Diaryem
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    Mark Twain: Extracts from Adam's Diary

    Mr. Gray read an article, “Extracts from Adam’s Diary,” that Mark Twain wrote for Harper’s Magazine in 1901. Then Mr. Lapham talked about Mark Twain and his work for the magazine.

    133 views
  • Media Issues
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    Media Issues

    Mr. Lapham talked with high school students about the state of the media and answered their questions.

    25 views
  • The Changing Face of the Publishing Industry
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    The Changing Face of the Publishing Industry

    The panel discussed how changes in the publishing industry have affected what America reads. Mr. Schiffrin is the author of The Business of Books: How the International Conglomerates Took Over…

    86 views
  • Newspaper Roundtable
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    Newspaper Roundtable

    In the newspaper roundtable, Mr. Weyrich and Mr. Lapham from New York talked about current news stories of interest to them and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail.

    28 views
  • DeVotos Easy Chair
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    DeVoto's Easy Chair

    Mr. Lapham talked about the column Mr. DeVoto wrote for Harper’s called the “Easy Chair,” which he writes today. He talked about DeVoto’s mastery of language and his ability to write both entertaining and…

    211 views
  • emHarpers Magazineem New Issue
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    Harper's Magazine New Issue

    Mr. Lapham previewed the new issue of Harper’s.

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