312Dec 8, 2011
Politics and Religion in Campaigns
The Poynter Institute for Media Studies held a forum, “Politics and Religion: Getting It Right in 2012,” on the role in religion in election politics. The program began with a ...
219Oct 7, 2008
Panel on State of the Global Economy
263Sep 27, 2008
Book Discussion on One Minute to Midnight
Michael Dobbs talked about the Cuban Missile Crisis. He answered questions from the audience.
Michael Dobbs is the author of One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev and Castro ...
74Sep 27, 2008
Book Discussion on Rome 1960
David Maraniss, talked about his book, Rome 1960: The Olympics That Changed the World (Simon and Schuster; July 1, 2008), which recounts the Rome Summer Olympics of 1960. Mr. Maraniss ...
724Sep 27, 2008
Book Discussion on Einstein: His Life and Universe
Historian Walter Isaacson talked about his biography, Einstein: His Life and Universe, published by Simon and Schuster. He emphasized physicist Albert Einstein’s creativity and ...
187Jun 10, 2008
Civil War Authors Panel
Three authors with different approaches to the Civil War read selections from their books. They discussed their works with each other, then answered questions from members of the ...
244Sep 29, 2007
Book Discussion on The Zookeepers Wife
Diane Ackerman talked about her book The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story, published by W.W. Norton. In the book she tells the story of Jan Zabinski, the director of the Warsaw Zoo, ...
11Dec 9, 2004
The Public View of Faith-Based Initiatives
Participants talked about the administration of faith-based programs supported by federal funds. Among the topics they addressed were maintaining separations between church and state, legal ...