Sunday, October 7
1:00 pm EDT
The New Yorker's Live Cartoon Caption Contest
A live version of The New Yorker's Cartoon Caption Contest, hosted by Robert Mankoff. Harry Bliss, George Booth, and Kim Warp will judge the results. This year's theme: dogs!
Saturday, October 6
10:00 am EDT
David Remnick Interviews Great Presidential Biographers
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.
4:00 pm EDT
Money and Politics: Is Democracy for Sale?
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.