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The Open Mind

Cultivating Wit

Video duration: 27:00Video has closed captioning.

Internet trailblazer, comedic philosopher and author of the New York Times best-selling memoir How to Be Black Baratunde Thurston intimately examines the identity politics, social attitudes and moral conscience of the American experience through humor that embraces humanity.

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The Open Mind

Reforming the Press

New York Times’ Frank Bruni on an alternative to political coverage by horserace.

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Reforming the Press

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The Open Mind

Generation of Knowledge

Lila Tretikov talks about learning in the digital age.

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Generation of Knowledge

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The Open Mind

Profile of an Embed

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, HBO VICE Correspondent, talks about reporting from the Middle East.

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Profile of an Embed

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The Open Mind

New York Values

Author and photographer Arlene Alda talks about the culture of the inner city.

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New York Values

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