03.13.2019

Former Harvard President Larry Summers on Admissions Scandal

As a major criminal case highlights alleged corruption in admissions to America’s most elite universities, Larry Summers, the former President of Harvard University and former U.S. Treasury Secretary, discusses the place of privilege in college admissions.

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Walter E. Dellinger
Jeffrey Toobin
Abigail Disney
Eimhear O'Neill
Alyssa Mastromonaco


About the Program

PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched the new one-hour late-night public affairs series Amanpour and Company on Monday, September 10 on PBS (check local listings).
The new series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and technology to arts, science and sports.  Christiane Amanpour leads the conversation on global and domestic news from London with contributions by prominent journalists Walter Isaacson, Michel Martin, Alicia Menendez and Hari Sreenivasan from the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in New York City. Major support for Amanpour and Company is provided by Uniworld River Cruises, a first-time supporter of public television, Rosalind P. Walter, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim, III, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Seton Melvin, Judy and Josh Weston and public television viewers.