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The New Yorker executive editor Dorothy Wickenden moderates a panel discussion on winning the female vote. Panelists include Kellyanne Conway, Margaret Hoover, Melissa Harris-Perry, and Cecile Richards.
New Yorker editor David Remnick moderates a panel discussion among biographers of U.S. presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama. Authors include Ron Chernow, Annette Gordon-Reed, David Maraniss, and Edmund Morris.
A panel of legal experts, including the lawyers who argued the Citizens United case in front of the Supreme Court, asks if the very nature of democracy is for sale. They discuss the impact of money in politics and the pros and cons of campaign finance regulation. The panelists are Theodore Olson, Seth Waxman, Cleta Mitchell, and Lawrence Lessig, with moderator Jane Mayer.
At The New Yorker Festival 2012 Fiction Night, Jonathan Safran Foer, Tea Obreht, and Gary Shteyngart discuss the Old Country.
October 5 - 7, 2012
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The New Yorker Festival, now in its thirteenth year, brings together a distinguished group of writers, thinkers, artists, and other luminaries, and covers topics including film, music, politics, economics, architecture, fashion, and literature. From October 5th through October 7th, in New York.
About The New Yorker
The New Yorker is a weekly magazine with a signature mix of reporting on national and international politics and culture, humor and cartoons, fiction and poetry, and cultural reviews and criticism.