American studies professor Davarian Baldwin's new book, “In the Shadow of the Ivory Tower: How Universities Are Plundering Our Cities”, is about high-end universities and their often negative impact on local residents of color. He explains to Hari Sreenivasan about how the influence of American universities might better be used.
MEET THE TEAM
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 and Hari Sreenivasan from the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in New York City. Major support for Amanpour and Company is provided by the Anderson Family Fund, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim, III, Candace King Weir, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, the Leila and Mickey Straus Family Foundation, Bernard and Denise Schwartz, Jeffrey Katz and Beth Rogers, Jim Attwood and Leslie Williams, the Filomen M. D’Agostino and The JPB Foundation.