On Friday, January 25, Pulitzer prize-winning author Taylor Branch will discuss his new book The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement in Washington, DC as part of the Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series.
Gen. Colin Powell joined us on November 7 to talk about his latest book, It Worked For Me: In Life and Leadership, and give his thoughts on the future of the Republican Party.
On June 8th, former ABC News President David Westin came to the Institute to highlight issues raised in his forthcoming memoir, Exit Interview, about his years at ABC. From the Bush Administration’s reaction to ABC’s 9/11 coverage to the Fox News business model, Westin's insights illustrated Institute President Walter Isaacson’s introduction of him as "someone who knows how to deal with the moral aspects of journalism, but also make it interesting and good."
On March 4, former Secretary of State and Institute trustee Madeleine Albright came to the Czech Embassy for a candid conversation with Institute President Walter Isaacson on her new book, Prague Winter, which w
With the aftereffects of a recession and election season throwing income inequality into the limelight, a reckoning seems due in American political discourse on the amity towards the 1% and big government emanating from opposite ends of the political spectrum. Harper’s columnist and author of What’s the Matter with Kansas and Pity the Billionaire Thomas Frank came recently to the Institute as part of the Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series to discuss this most ironic protagonist of the recession—the pitiable billionaire.