1,697Jun 5, 2013
Book Discussion on 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 ...
431Sep 13, 2009
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 ...
905Jun 3, 2007
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 ...
61Mar 22, 2006
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 ...
69Mar 2, 2006
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. ...
555Oct 6, 2005
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 ...
56Oct 3, 2002
Book Discussion on 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, ...
27Jan 4, 2002
Mr. Lapham talked about current events and the news of the day. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.
91Oct 16, 2001
On Politics and the Art of Acting
126Jun 7, 2001
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 ...
26Mar 14, 2001
Mr. Lapham talked with high school students about the state of the media and answered their questions.
923Feb 22, 2001
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 ...
106Jan 30, 2001
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 ...
68Sep 29, 2000
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 ...
21May 25, 2000
Book Discussion on 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 ...
24Apr 6, 1998
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.
24Jun 23, 1997
Harper's Magazine New Issue
Mr. Lapham previewed the new issue of Harper’s.
67Jan 11, 1997
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 ...
26Oct 25, 1996
Presidential Politics and the Media
The panelists participated in a forum titled “Election '96 - The Picking of the President: Politics and the Media.” They criticized the lack of substance in the campaign and in the ...
57Oct 3, 1996
The Past and Future of Democracy
Historians and an editor discussed lessons from the past which can be
used to help citizens be effective participants in U.S. democracy.
They attempted to answer the question, “Why ...
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