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STORY IN THE PUBLIC SQUARE

Friday, July 19th

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Pete Hammond

The Academy Awards is Hollywood's annual night-of-nights. Pete Hammond, Deadline's Awards Columnist and Chief Film Critic, helps us take stock of the film industry and the films singled out for their powerful storytelling this year.

Saturday, July 20th

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Margaret Spellings

Working together across party lines is anathema to much of Washington, but former Bush administration Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings says it's the only way to create solutions that last.

Tuesday, July 23rd

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Cornelia Griggs

Dr. Cornelia Griggs, a surgeon, was completing her fellowship at a New York City hospital when the COVID pandemic began. Her new book, "The Sky Was Falling," chronicles that devastating time in 2020.

Thursday, July 25th

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Daniel Schulman

In his new book "The Money Kings," best-selling author Daniel Schulman tells the story of the Jewish immigrants who transformed Wall Street and shaped modern America.

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Ray Suarez NEW

Immigration has been a contentious issue in American politics for generations. Yet immigrants keep coming to the United States, overcoming obstacles, and working for better opportunities for themselves and their families. In his new book, journalist Ray Suarez shares the stories of recent immigrants in their quest to find a home.

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Ray Suarez NEW

Immigration has been a contentious issue in American politics for generations. Yet immigrants keep coming to the United States, overcoming obstacles, and working for better opportunities for themselves and their families. In his new book, journalist Ray Suarez shares the stories of recent immigrants in their quest to find a home.

Friday, July 26th

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Ellen Clegg and Dan Kennedy

Award-winning veteran journalists Ellen Clegg and Dan Kennedy discuss the way forward for the Fourth Estate and outline its role in preserving democracy in their book "What Works in Community News."

Saturday, July 27th

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Timothy Snyder

Scholars of 20th century authoritarianism have been sounding the alarm about disturbing trends in Western democracy. Yale University historian Timothy Snyder explains the threat of tyranny today.

Wednesday, July 31st

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Brian Turner

Army combat veteran Brian Turner's award-winning poetry explores war and non-military themes, most recently in his new collections, "The Goodbye World Poem," "The Dead Peasant's Handbook" and "The Wild Delight of Wild Things."

Thursday, August 1st

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Vanessa Lillie

In her new book, "Blood Sisters," best-selling Native American author Vanessa Lillie explores missing and murdered Indigenous women.

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Michael Sobolik NEW

For decades, strategists and political leaders have warned about the challenge of a powerful China to the United States. Author Michael Sobolik argues the two countries are already locked in a new cold war, and the United States is losing.

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Michael Sobolik NEW

For decades, strategists and political leaders have warned about the challenge of a powerful China to the United States. Author Michael Sobolik argues the two countries are already locked in a new cold war, and the United States is losing.

Friday, August 2nd

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Laura Pappano

Public education in the United States has a long and varied history. Author Laura Pappano says the challenges it faces now from parent-activists and partisan politics is unlike anything American schools have ever seen.

Saturday, August 3rd

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Jade Sasser

Over the years, young families have often struggled with the ethics of bringing a child into the world. Scholar Jade Sasser documents that question now as families struggle with the reality of climate change.

Wednesday, August 7th

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Rick Beyer

At the height of World War II, American military commanders created a unit dedicated to deception to give Allied forces an advantage on the battlefield. The artists, sound technicians, and radio operators of the so-called Ghost Army remained hidden for decades, but filmmaker Rick Beyer made sure their stories were told.

Thursday, August 8th

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Tricia Rose

Racism isn't just an individual failing, but too often it's part of the structure of society and organizations. Brown University Professor Tricia Rose describes the impact of systemic racism on black lives - and what we all can do to break free.

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Friday, August 9th

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Saturday, August 10th

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Tuesday, August 13th

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Thursday, August 15th

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Mikkael Sekeres NEW

In his new book, "Drugs and the FDA: Safety, Efficacy, and the Public's Trust," nationally renowned oncologist and scientist Mikkael Sekeres discusses how the FDA was shaped by public health crises.

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Friday, August 16th

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Louise Story and Ebony Reed NEW

The myth is that anyone who works hard, saves their money, and makes good decisions, can develop wealth in the United States. But Louise Story and Ebony Reed document the long and painful history of the structures, policies, and practices that have resulted in a profound wealth gap between Black and White Americans.

Tuesday, August 20th

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Sean Carberry NEW

The last 25 years have produced plenty of conflict and a seasoned community of journalists who have moved towards the sound of fighting. Journalist Sean Carberry documents the personal costs of those reporters, producers, photographers, and videographers who, in documenting the worst of humanity, have paid a price with their physical and emotional health.

Wednesday, August 21st

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Ray Suarez NEW

Immigration has been a contentious issue in American politics for generations. Yet immigrants keep coming to the United States, overcoming obstacles, and working for better opportunities for themselves and their families. In his new book, journalist Ray Suarez shares the stories of recent immigrants in their quest to find a home.

Thursday, August 22nd

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Michael Sobolik NEW

For decades, strategists and political leaders have warned about the challenge of a powerful China to the United States. Author Michael Sobolik argues the two countries are already locked in a new cold war, and the United States is losing.

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Friday, August 23rd

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Saturday, August 24th

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Wednesday, August 28th

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Thursday, August 29th

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Friday, August 30th

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Mikkael Sekeres

In his new book, "Drugs and the FDA: Safety, Efficacy, and the Public's Trust," nationally renowned oncologist and scientist Mikkael Sekeres discusses how the FDA was shaped by public health crises.

Saturday, August 31st

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Louise Story and Ebony Reed

The myth is that anyone who works hard, saves their money, and makes good decisions, can develop wealth in the United States. But Louise Story and Ebony Reed document the long and painful history of the structures, policies, and practices that have resulted in a profound wealth gap between Black and White Americans.

Thursday, September 5th

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Friday, September 6th

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Saturday, September 7th

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Thursday, September 12th

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Friday, September 13th

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Saturday, September 14th

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