Posts Tagged ‘lectures’
First published in 1986, Art Spiegelman’s Maus, a comic-book chronicle of his parents’ experience during the Holocaust, was hailed by Jules Feiffer as “a remarkable work, awesome in its conception and execution . . . at one and the same time a novel, a documentary, a memoir and a comic book. Brilliant. Just brilliant.”
To mark the book’s twenty-fifth anniversary, Spiegelman now publishes MetaMaus—”my notebooks, my sketches, rough drafts, interviews, transcripts, photos [and] historical references made into a work that can sit next to Maus.” The book has been edited by Hillary Chute.
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As a young man, Earvin “Magic” Johnson admired his father and other small-town entrepreneurs who created jobs and served as leaders in his Midwestern community. He worked for them, watched them and his interest in building communities through economic development grew even while his basketball career flourished. His fame as an NBA star gave him access to some of the most successful business leaders in the country.
On November 20, 2008, he sat down with Stephen Adler of BusinessWeek for the Y’s Captains of Industry Series.
In the video here, Johnson talks about his early development as a basketball player, the racial tensions he encountered in high school, being the only existing franchisee of Starbucks, his theaters, and more.
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92nd Street Y: Share Your Story – Going to Lectures
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Live from NY’s 92nd Street Y (“Live”) uses satellite technology to simultaneously broadcast the Y’s renowned educational and cultural programming to community organizations across America.
Featured speakers in this video clip: Elie Wiesel, Bill Clinton, Mario Cuomo, Joan Rivers, Joseph Ellis, Pamela Wallin, Anita Diamant, David Mamet, Alan Dershowitz, Ed Koch, Robert Redford, Sandra Day O’Connor, Jack Welch, Barbara Bush, Cindy Chupack, Rabbi Jen Krause, Thomas Friedman, Sir Paul McCartney, Jeff Bezos, Leonard Lopate, Alan King, George Stephanopolous, George Will, Dan Rather and Hillary Clinton.
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