309Oct 24, 2013
The Legacy of John F. Kennedy
Historians and authors at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, Massachusetts talked about President Kennedy’s legacy on the 50th anniversary of his death. Speakers included ...
1,639Apr 29, 2013
Book Discussion on Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?
Neil Gross talked about his book, Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?, in which he examines why a majority of America’s college and university professors are ...
150Mar 12, 2013
Future of Business Schools
Panelists talked about the future of business schools and how they might change in the future. Among the topics they addressed were the value of a business degree, business ethics as part of a ...
605Apr 3, 2012
Book Discussion on Covering America: A Narrative History of a Nation's Journalism
Christopher Daly recounts 300 years of reportage in the United States. Professor Daly examines the current arguments that journalism is in danger and points to the numerous obstacles that the ...
377May 3, 2011
2011 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards
The J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards were given at Columbia University in New York City. Eliza Griswold received the Lukas Book Award for The Tenth Parallel. Isabel Wilkerson ...
322Feb 3, 2011
Wikileaks Publication of Classified Documents
Editors of The New York Times and The Guardian spoke about the release of classified diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks. They said that they would stand behind the publisher, ...
1,295Nov 30, 2010
Two authors discussed their books on the history of communications industries. Richard John, the author of Network Nation: Inventing American Telecommunications (2010), focused on the ...
733Mar 16, 2010
Book Discussion on Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers
Following a performance of the play Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers, Victor Navasky moderated a discussion among principals of the case about the original publication of the ...
583Nov 7, 2007
Language of Political Candidates
In the second panel discussion, “Deceiving Images: The Science of Manipulation,” Frank Luntz and others talked about how political candidates use language.
206Oct 25, 2006
After Words with Nicholas Lemann
Interviewed by Herman Belz, Nicholas Lemann discussed his book Redemption: The Last Battle of the Civil War, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. In his book Mr. Lemann says that ...
41Jun 2, 2005
Media and the Courts
Panelists evaluated the arguments for and against cameras in federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. They speculated about the impact C-SPAN could have on the U.S. judicial process if ...
39Sep 14, 2004
Reporting and Editing International News
A forum on reporting and editing international news in the post-September 11 world was moderated by Mr. Lemann. Editors who oversee foreign correspondents talked about new dangers and ...
56May 4, 2004
J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project
Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and Harvard University’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism presented the 2004 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Awards. This year, the ...
47May 8, 2003
Unacknowledged Legislators: Lukas Prize Panel
The annual J. Anthony Lukas Book Prizes for narrative nonfiction were presented. The winners then participated in a panel discussion on the effects that writers and their works can have on ...
13Mar 29, 2002
Participating from New York City, Mr. Lemann talked about headline news issues. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.
65May 8, 2001
J. Anthony Lukas Awards
The annual J. Anthony Lukas Book Prizes for narrative nonfiction were presented. The winners then participated in a panel discussion on journalism and morality. Participants were David ...
28Nov 11, 2000
Author Political Discussion
Authors discussed the politics of the year and the 2000 presidential election. Mr. Olasky is the author of Compassionate Conservatism: What it is, What is Does, and How it Can Transform ...
110Sep 29, 1999
Book Discussion on The Big Test
Mr. Lemann talked about his book The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He focused on the Scholastic Aptitude Test and ...
37Dec 16, 1997
Washington Journal at Washington Monthly
Current and former members of the Washington Monthly staff talked about their tenure at the magazine, its main focus and its niche in the magazine market.
29Nov 11, 1997
Book Discussion on Big Trouble
Panelists discussed the book, Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Struggle for the Soul of America by J. Anthony Lukas. Mr. Lukas died last June and the book ...
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