Chautauqua may not have a slot on CNN, but speakers will approach the Week Eight morning lecture platform with all the freshness Fareed Zakaria displays in his weekly international affairs show, “Global Public Square.”
At 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater, Ken Burns will play footage from the film and discuss some of the issues raised by it with Raymond Santana, one of the five men arrested for the crime. Santana replaces Sarah Burns and McMahon, who were originally scheduled to join Ken Burns.
Jeffrey Rosen works in constitutional heaven. The CEO and president of the National Constitution Center lives out what he called his life’s passion, discussing and moderating dialogue on modern constitutional arguments. Rosen will speak at 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater, beginning this week’s morning lecture series on “The Ethics of Privacy.”
Pamela C. Ronald is “absolutely essential for this week” at Chautauqua Institution, said Sherra Babcock, vice president and Emily and Richard Smucker Chair for Education.
Hunger in the United States looks different than anywhere else in the world, according to National Geographic photographer Amy Toensing.
Dennis Dimick and Jim Richardson were both raised on small farms — Dimick in Oregon, and Richardson in Kansas — and grew up alongside wheat, corn and livestock. But, on the cusp of the Green Revolution, change was in the air.
After four days of exhilarating conversation, thought-provoking questions and applause that resonated throughout the columns of the Amphitheater, Chautauqua favorite Roger Rosenblatt will close out the week bearing his name with Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Paul Muldoon.
Feiffer will speak at 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater with Roger Rosenblatt as part of Week One’s morning lecture series, “Roger Rosenblatt and Friends.” The two have known one another for more than 25 years, and even though this was Feiffer’s second invitation to Chautauqua from Rosenblatt, it will be his first time on the grounds. Last-minute plane issues canceled his planned morning lecture with Rosenblatt two years ago.
At 10:45 a.m. today, in the audience the audience will be privy to such a conversation between the two, marking the first day of this week’s lecture series “Roger Rosenblatt and Friends” and the first morning lecture of the 2014 season.