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The Open Mind

History's Double Standard


Professor of American Legal History at Harvard University, Annette Gordon-Reed explores how the public view of Thomas Jefferson has changed since her Pulitzer Prize winning book, The Heminges of Monticello, was first published in 2008.

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Recipe for Resilience

Rockefeller Foundation's Claudia Juech talks about the meaning of well-being in a global s


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Democracy in Black

Princeton’s Eddie Glaude talks about the deepening racial chasm in America.


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Debating 2016

Co-Chairs of The Commission on Presidential Debates talk about the general election debate


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Moonshot to Cure Cancer

Weill Cornell Medical Dean Laurie Glimcher on scientific discoveries combating cancer.


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