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Friday, September 11, 2009

John Farmer, senior counsel to the 9/11 Commission, explains how the American people were misled about the nation’s response to the attacks. Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson discusses his career and a series devoted to his work at MoMA. Then, Johnnie Temple Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz stops by to talk about this year’s Brooklyn Book Festival. Plus, Please Explain is all about typography.

The Ground Truth

John Farmer, 9/11 Commission senior counsel, explains how the truth of 9/11 was obfuscated by a false version of events that the government presented to Congress, the 9/11 Commission, and the media. Drawing on newly released records, Farmer gives a comprehensive account of the events of that day in

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Roy Andersson

Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson discusses his career. The film series "Filmmaker in Focus: Roy Anderson" is playing at the Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street, September 10-18. For more information and screening schedule, visit

Events: Roy Andersson with be introducing his ...

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Brooklyn Book Festival

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and Johnnie Temple, Chair of the Brooklyn Literary Council, stop by to talk about this year’s Brooklyn Book Festival. The festival takes place Sunday, September 13th, 10:00-6:00 pm, at Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza, 209 Joralemon Street. More information and a full schedule of events ...


Please Explain: Typography

Our latest Please Explain is all about typefaces and typography. Typeface designer Jonathan Hoefler, type designer and president of Hoefler & Frere-Jones and Steven Heller, co-chair of the MFA Designer as Author program at the School of Visual Arts and author of the VISUALS ...

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