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Actress Lauren Graham, Surviving a Stroke, Jared Cohen on Our Digital Future

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Lauren Graham talks about her acting career and about writing her first novel. New York Times reporter Andrew Revkin talks about having a stroke nearly two years ago. Jared Cohen, director of Google Ideas and a former advisor to both Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton, talks about how new technologies are making us re-evaluate all corners of public and private life.

Lauren Graham

Lauren Graham talks about her career as an actress—from "Gilmore Girls" to "Guys and Dolls" to "Parenthood"—and her new novel, Someday, Someday, Maybe. She shares stories about anxiety and auditions.

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Andrew Revkin's Stroke of Luck

Reporter Andrew Revkin, who writes the Dot Earth blog for the New York Times, talks about having a stroke 22 months ago. His article "My Stroke of Luck" is in the Science section of today's New York Times.

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Jared Cohen on the New Digital Age

Jared Cohen, the director of Google Ideas and a former adviser to secretaries of state Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton, takes on some of the toughest questions about our future: Who will be more powerful in the future, the citizen or the state? Will technology make terrorism easier or harder to carry out? What is the relationship between privacy and security, and how much will we have to give up to be part of the new digital age? In The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business, he and Eric Schmidt outline the promise and peril awaiting us in the coming decades.

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Lauren Graham at WNYC, May 2013

Guest Picks: Lauren Graham

Gilmore Girls star Lauren Graham was on the Leonard Lopate Show to talk about writing her debut novel, Someday, Someday, Maybe. She also told us what's on the playlist she's making for the actors who play her kids on the comedy series Parenthood.

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