Legendary actor, writer and comedian John Cleese, friend and supporter of the research being done at UVA's Division of Perceptual Studies, moderated a 90 minute discussion of the scope of the research being done at the UVA Division of Perceptual Studies.
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Coming Up: Intelligence Squared U.S. – Unresolved: National Security
For the United States, tensions are rising with both allies and adversaries. What does this mean for U.S. national security? Staged in our "unresolved" format, five esteemed foreign policy thought leaders will argue for or against a number of motions revolving around some of America’s most pressing national security issues, including: Is NATO no longer fit for purpose? Is the Russia threat overblown? And is it time to take a hard line on Iran? The debaters are Derek Chollet, John J. Mearsheimer, Stephen F. Cohen, Kori Schake, and Reuel Marc Gerecht.
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An evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham, as he speaks about his new book, The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels. New York Times bestselling author John Grisham moderated the discussion.
In Meacham’s The Soul of America, he presents moments in American politics and life while looking back at critical times in our history. Our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and Meacham shows us how what Abraham Lincoln called the “better angels of our nature” have repeatedly won the day.
Dr. Trita Parsi, founder and president of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), speaks to the World Affairs Council of Greater Richmond on the subject of US-Iran relations. (Recorded April 19).
Karl Rove, columnist, political strategist, and former Deputy Chief of Staff to George W. Bush, will shares perspectives on immigration at the University of Richmond as part of the Sharp Viewpoint Series. (Recorded March 22, 2018)
On this week's WCVE Forum, Co-moderators Saraya Wintersmith and Craig Carper discuss the election results with experts Jeff Schapiro, Dr. Ravi Perry and Dr. Quentin Kidd and look at ahead at Governor-Elect Ralph Northam’s agenda for the 2018 General Assembly session.