American Foreign Policy after the Arab Spring

Speaker: 
Elliott Abrams
Justin Vogt (moderator)
Wed, 03/14/2018 - 18:30
Wed, March 14th, 2018 | 6:30 pm

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Experts discuss American foreign policy in the Middle East, uncovering how the United States addressed the tension between tyranny and democracy from the Cold War through the Obama era and illuminating how politics in the Middle East have evolved since the 2011 Arab Spring protests.

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The Village: New York's Bohemia

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Barry Lewis
Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:30
Thu, March 22nd, 2018 | 6:30 pm

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In conjunction with New-York Historical’s exhibition Hotbed, architectural historian Barry Lewis takes us inside the vibrant political and artistic scene of Greenwich Village—New York’s first Bohemian neighborhood—in the early 20th century, when everyone from Edna St. Vincent Millay to John Sloan made “the Village” their hangout.

Barry Lewis, an architectural historian who teaches at Cooper Union Forum, is the former co-host of a popular walking tour series on PBS. 

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The Presidents: William Howard Taft

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Jeffrey Rosen
Akhil Reed Amar (moderator)
Tue, 03/27/2018 - 18:30
Tue, March 27th, 2018 | 6:30 pm

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Leading scholar Jeffrey Rosen, in conversation with Akhil Reed Amar, explores the extraordinary story of the only man ever to serve as President of the United States and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Discover how President William Howard Taft defended the Founding Fathers’ vision of American democracy.

Jeffrey Rosen is President and CEO of the National Constitution Center and the author of William Howard Taft. Akhil Reed Amar (moderator) is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.

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Le Conversazioni: An Evening with Isabella Rossellini

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Isabella Rossellini
Antonio Monda (moderator)
Wed, 03/28/2018 - 19:00
Wed, March 28th, 2018 | 7:00 pm

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Actress, model, and filmmaker Isabella Rossellini, in conversation with Antonio Monda, Artistic Director of the Rome Film Festival, discusses her multifaceted life and career—from her famous roots as the daughter of legendary director Roberto Rossellini and actress Ingrid Bergman to her latest project as author of the new book My Chickens and I.

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North Korea in the Age of Trump

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Sue Mi Terry
Max Boot (moderator)
Tue, 04/03/2018 - 18:30
Tue, April 3rd, 2018 | 6:30 pm

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With tensions between the U.S. and North Korea reaching unprecedented heights and the threat of nuclear confrontation dominating American news headlines, experts discuss the tenuous situation, uncover the political and diplomatic history of North Korea, and reveal the consequences of escalating conflict.

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The Presidents: Thomas Jefferson: From Monticello to Versailles

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Annette Gordon-Reed
Carol Berkin (moderator)
Sat, 04/07/2018 -
09:30 to 11:00
Sat, April 7th, 2018 |
9:30 am to 11:00 am

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9–9:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30–11 am: Program

Celebrated historians explore the complex legacy of Thomas Jefferson—from his leadership style to the writing of the Declaration of Independence, as well as his tenure as America’s first Secretary of State and the Minister to France during the Revolutionary era.

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Women and the White House

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Carol Berkin
Cokie Roberts
Gil Troy
Lesley Stahl (moderator)
Wed, 04/11/2018 - 18:30
Wed, April 11th, 2018 | 6:30 pm

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From Abigail Adams and Dolley Madison to the present day, women have wrought enormous influence on the U.S. government. Experts survey and celebrate how women have affected the executive branch and the American republic as a whole.

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The Presidents: Abraham Lincoln

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Harold Holzer
Mon, 04/16/2018 - 18:30
Mon, April 16th, 2018 | 6:30 pm

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For all his other remarkable gifts, America’s 16th President was perhaps most talented of all in the art of political persuasion—both in person and in print.  During the dark days of the Civil War, Lincoln truly functioned as America’s “communicator-in-chief,” reaching out to an anxious, divided, tearful nation with warmth, humor, and great eloquence in order to seal the endurance and loyalty of the people.

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An Evening with Barry Lewis: Paris

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Barry Lewis
Thu, 04/26/2018 - 18:30
Thu, April 26th, 2018 | 6:30 pm

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Architectural historian Barry Lewis takes us on a journey to Paris, where, in the 19th century, the French became pioneers of iron and glass construction—evolving from early century shopping galleries to the magnificent, mid-century iron-framed Saint Genevieve and National Libraries to the celebrated fin-de-siècle works: the Grand Palais and Eiffel Tower.

Barry Lewis is an architectural historian who specializes in European and American architecture from the 18th to 20th centuries.

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Ending the Great War

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John H. Maurer
Sat, 04/28/2018 -
09:30 to 11:00
Sat, April 28th, 2018 |
9:30 am to 11:00 am

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9–9:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Why did Germany lose the war? What role did the United States play in winning the war? How did the war’s ending lead to an even greater conflict a generation later? John Maurer explores these questions in a lecture on the dramatic and tragic events of 1918.

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