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Thomas L. Friedman & Michael Mandelbaum - That Used To Be Us @ Sixth & I Synagogue

Sep 8 2011 7:00 pm
Sep 8 2011 8:00 pm

Citing globalization, the revolution in information technology, chronic deficits, and America’s pattern of energy consumption as the main threats to the country’s power and prosperity, the authors look to American history for guidance. Friedman, columnist and author of The World is Flat, and Mandelbaum, professor and Director of the American Foreign Policy Program at SAIS, examine key turning points in the nation’s past and focus on the values that have seen us through.  


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