820Feb 3, 1995
Politics and Entertainment
Ms. Streisand spoke about the artist as an entertainer and citizen. She also spoke about the relationship between the federal government and the arts and how she is opposed to the cutting ...
560Mar 3, 2004
Lessons of War
Robert McNamara, former Defense Secretary in the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations (1961-68) discussed lessons he learned from his involvement in the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam ...
524Sep 27, 2010
1988 Democratic party presidential nominee Michael Dukakis, former ABC anchor Charles Gibson, political operatives and a new media specialist spoke about the first 1960 presidential debate between ...
464Mar 23, 2011
White House Photographers
Former chief White House photographers talked about what it takes to document the life of the president and the presidency and capturing history as part of their jobs. The photographers told ...
431Apr 27, 2010
Mohamed El Baradei Remarks
Mohamad El Baradei spoke about international politics and nuclear non-proliferation. Among the topics he addressed were nuclear development programs in developing countries, efforts by Iran and ...
411Nov 30, 2010
African-American Political Blogs and Social Media
Cheryl Contee, who blogs under the name Jill Tubman, talked about rising influence of black political blogs and social media. She also responded to questions from the audience.
275Nov 17, 1998
American Education Reform
Ms. Paglia argued that primary and secondary education should impart more meaning to students. She said that students should study more traditional subjects in more traditional ...
262Oct 6, 2010
Journalists spoke about the state of the news and information business, as well as the future of journalism. The event began with a tribute to David Halberstam, and then turned to the practice ...
247Sep 9, 2013
Impact of Digital Technology on Journalism
Media executives talked about the impact of digital media on journalism. Among the many topics they addressed were the sale of the Washington Post, Time’s purchase of Huffington ...
229Mar 21, 1995
Political Cartoons in the 1990s
Five political cartoonists discussed their satirical work and displayed some of their favorite cartoons. After each person made a brief presentation there was a discussion period with the ...
228Oct 12, 2010
50th Anniversary of Peace Corps
Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams talked with former directors about what they learned from running the Peace Corps. Among the topics they addressed were the current and past work of ...
225Sep 23, 2010
Gordon Brown Remarks
Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown gave the Malcolm Wiener lecture in international political economy. In his remarks he called for a global financial constitution to establish rules ...
221Sep 10, 2006
The Ethics of Tolerance
Mohammad Khatami, the former president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, spoke on “the ethics of tolerance in the age of violence.” Topics included the history of immigration to America, ...
209Oct 13, 2009
Advising the President
Panelists talked about the unique insights they had gained in their roles as presidential advisers. Ted Sorenson was special counsel, adviser, and speechwriter to President Kennedy. Ken ...
207Oct 17, 2007
Cuban Missile Crisis Anniversary
Mr. Sorenson and Mr. Allison spoke about the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, the nature of the Cold War, and lessons learned after 45 years since the Cuban Missile Crisis. Following their ...
207Nov 13, 2009
House Democratic Agenda
Speaker Pelosi spoke about the Democratic party agenda in the House of Representatives. Among the topics she addressed were health care reform, abortion, the state of the economy, and U.S. ...
193Oct 12, 2005
Politics and Culture
At an event to mark the 10th anniversary of the founding of George magazine, a panel, moderated by Tom Brokaw, was held on the relationship between culture and politics. Panelists ...
190Mar 18, 1999
Virtue and Conservatism
Mr. Sullivan and Mr. Kristol debated the meaning of contemporary conservativism. Mr. Sullivan talked about the impeachment of President Clinton, abortion rights and ...
162Feb 3, 2012
Conversation with Wael Ghonim
On the one year anniversary of being imprisoned in Cairo for his Facebook page that helped spark the Egyptian Revolution, Wael Ghonim spoke to students at the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, ...
161Oct 25, 2005
Leadership in America
Mr. Gergen moderated a forum titled “America’s Best Leaders: How do they lead? Where are they taking us?” Among the issues addressed by panelists were definitions of ...
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