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Cats vs. Dogs at The New Yorker Festival

Friday, October 10, 2014

The ultimate smackdown: Jill Abramson, Jesse Eisenberg, and Joyce Carol Oates are among those debating cats versus dogs at the New Yorker Festival.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The New Yorker Festival's Big Ideas

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

What should we expect from The New Yorker Festival in 2014? Editor of the New Yorker, David Remnick, talks about the festival's 15 year history.

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Talk to Me

Janet Malcolm and Ian Frazier Talk Shop at The New Yorker Festival

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Journalist Janet Malcolm and New Yorker writer Ian Frazier discussed the nature of the journalist/interviewee relationship, the impact of technology on their work, and early writing projects at The New Yorker Festival.

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Features

The New Yorker Festival: For the Little Old Lady in Dubuque and Everywhere Else

Friday, September 30, 2011

The New Yorker magazine’s founding editor Harold Ross once famously described his publication as being, “not for the little old lady in Dubuque.” Today’s New Yorker is for her and everyone else. The magazine's annual festival begins on Friday.

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Talk to Me: New Yorkers Debate Gay Rights

Thursday, October 14, 2010

This year’s New Yorker Festival featured a panel on gay marriage - an appropriate addendum to the onslaught of recent gay news. The longstanding fight over same-sex marriage between gay rights activists and conservative politicians is now more heated than ever. Panelists Cynthia Nixon, R. Clarke Cooper, David Boies, Brian Brown and Bishop Gene Robinson hashed it out at the SVA Theater on October 1, 2010.

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