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Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland
The Human Face of Environmental Inequality
March 26, 2015


Michelle Alexander
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
October 1, 2013


Joe Klein
Exploring the State of the American Dream
Oct. 10, 2012

Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles
The American Debt and Deficit Crisis: Issues and Solutions
Sept. 25, 2012

Stephanie Sinclair and Cynthia Gorney
Too Young To Wed
April 3, 2012

Eboo Patel
Acts of Faith
March 1, 2012


Mark Shriver
A Mission to Serve: Celebrating the Peace Corps at Half-Century
Oct. 13, 2011

Stephen Prothero
The Perils of Religious Ignorance
Sept. 20, 2011

Al Hunt and Judy Woodruff
The Real Inside Couple of DC
April 13, 2011


Jay Bilas
College Sports Inside Out
October 7, 2010

John Grisham
Innocence and Justice
September 14, 2010

Thomas Friedman
Hot, Flat and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution
February 10, 2010


Graham Allison
Atomic Matters: The Fragility of the Nuclear Order
October 1, 2009

David Gergen
Fulfilling the Promise: The New American President
February 10, 2009


Bruce Beehler
Lost Worlds: Discoveries from the edge of civilization
November 13, 2008

College of the Overwhelmed
April 7, 2008

Why Work? Business, Professions and the Common Good
March 27-28, 2008

Daniel Ellsberg
Iraq & Iran: The Need for New Pentagon Papers
January 24, 2008


Bob Scheiffer
50 Years in the News
October 25, 2007

Immigration: Recasting the Debate
October 3-5, 2007