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Experience talks, conversations and readings from 92nd Street Y’s vast archive, featuring Nobel Laureates and world leaders, giants of literature and science, legendary entertainers and artists, and the fascinating people who have graced 92Y’s stage over the past 75 years.

92nd Street Y is a unique fusion of community and culture. Since its founding in 1874, it has become an international model not only for its outstanding programming in the arts, education and public discourse, but also for its pioneering of community programs for adults, families and seniors. A nonprofit organization committed to making its programs available to all, 92nd Street Y awards nearly $1 million in scholarships and reaches thousands of public school children through subsidized in-school arts and science education programs each year.

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  Walter Isaacson on Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson, author of the new Steve Jobs biography, spoke with TIME's Richard Stengel in January 2013 about the significance of Jobs's contributions to the business world and industries he revolutionized.

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  Malcolm Gladwell
Malcolm Gladwell talks with Ariel Levy about his father's advice to him (don't become a journalist), the current reality among young adults leaving college "encumbered... with mortgage level debts," and his thoughts on the Occupy Wall Street.

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  Paul Krugman's Economy Fixes
Nobel Prize-winning economist and NY Times columnist Paul Krugman spoke with MSNBC's Chris Hayes in January 2013. During the discussion Krugman gave his prediction on what President Obama can accomplish in the next four years with a Republic majority in Congress along with his response to the hypothetical question - would you accept an offer to become U.S. Treasury Secretary.

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  Brian Williams with Jonathan Tisch
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams spoke about his career with Chairman of Loews Hotel Jonathan Tisch in February 2013. Among many topics, Williams talked about covering Hurricane Katrina and giving his daughter, HBO's Girls star, Allison Williams, advice.

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  Ed Koch, His Legacy and the Remaking of New York City
Former Mayor Ed Koch discusses his legacy with Jonathan Soffer, author of the first authorized biography of the controversial New York mayor. Soffer examines whether Koch was a racist demagogue or a pragmatic liberal, and in his signature straightforward style, Koch discusses his choices and the structures he created that helped forge the city we live in today. Jonathan Soffer is an urban historian and the author of Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York City.

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  Dan Rather in Conversation with Madeline Albright
Veteran journalist Dan Rather and Madeleine Albright discuss politics and plans for President Obama's administration. Rather is the anchor and managing editor of HDNet's Dan Rather Reports. He is the former anchor of CBS Reports and the weekend editions of the CBS Evening News.

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  David Remnick on President Obama
David Remnick has been the editor of The New Yorker since 1998. A staff writer for the magazine from 1992 to 1998, he was previously the Washington Post's correspondent in the Soviet Union. The author of several books, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the George Polk Award for his 1994 book Lenin's Tomb. His most recent book, now out in paperback, is the best seller, The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama. Larissa MacFarquhar has been a staff writer at The New Yorker.

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  Matthew Broderick with Kenneth Lonergan
Actor Matthew Broderick has had an illustrious film career with starring roles in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Godzilla, Glory and War Games. He also played Leo Bloom in the film and Broadway productions of The Producers. Broderick also starred in The New Group's premiere production of The Starry Messenger, by his childhood friend Kenneth Lonergan, the author of This Is Our Youth, Lobby Hero and You Can Count on Me. Broderick and Lonergan reflect on their parallel careers and their first stage collaboration.

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  Cristiane Amanpour
Christiane Amanpour, anchor of ABC News's This Week, was formerly CNN's chief international correspondent. Her coverage of the Gulf War, genocide and natural disasters around the globe have made her one of the most recognizable international correspondents on American television. She has earned numerous awards including an inaugural television Academy Honor, Emmys, Peabody Awards, George Polk Awards, an Edward R. Murrow award and other major honorary degrees.

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  Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie is the author of 10 novels including Midnight's Children (1981), which won the Booker Prize and, in 1993, the 'Booker of Bookers'; The Satanic Verses (1988), which won the Whitbread Book Award; The Moor's Last Sigh (1995), which won the Whitbread Book Award; and most recently The Enchantress of Florence. In 2007, the British Crown appointed him a Knight Bachelor for 'services to literature.'

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  Bill Gates in conversation with Matthew Bishop
Bill Gates discusses philanthropy, salaries on Wall St, global health and vaccines, and more with The Economist's Matthew Bishop. Gates is the chairman of Microsoft and one of the world's wealthiest people.

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  Sussie Essman and Joy Behar
Actress and comedian Susie Essman draws from a lifetime of dispensing advice (solicited or not) as herself and as Susie Greene, her alter ego on the HBO comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm. A veteran stand-up comic, her forthcoming book is What Would Susie Say?: Bullsh*t Wisdom About Love, Life and Comedy. Joy Behar, a cohost of ABC's The View, is among today's most original, leading comic talents, both on stage and on screen.

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  Maria Bartiromo
Maria Bartiromo is the anchor of CNBC's Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo and the host and managing editor of Wall Street Journal with Maria Bartiromo, the most-watched financial news program in America. In 1995, she became the first journalist to report live each day from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Bartiromo's weekly column in BusinessWeek is called 'Facetime with Maria Bartiromo.' She is the recipient of many awards, including a Gracie Award for her documentary Greenspan: Power, Money, and the American Dream. She is the author of Use the News: How to Separate the Noise from the Investment Nuggets and Make Money in Any Economy.

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  Diverse Women of the Rabbinate
Panel discussion of pioneering Jewish women from diverse backgrounds to enter the clergy. Hear from Rabbi Diane Cohler-Esses, Cantor Angela Buchdahl, and Rabba Sara Hurwitz, about the challenges they faced and what they brought with them from their Syrian, Asian-American and Orthodox backgrounds, respectively-as well as the unique characteristics they bring as women to their roles as religious leaders. Rabbi Diana Gerson is a program director at the New York Board of Rabbis.

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  Pioneer Women of Television
Angie Dickinson, Linda Evans, Stefanie Powers, Nichelle Nichols - They are the legendary women of television who strolled, sprinted, fought, laughed, cried and loved through worlds that took viewers to places past, present and future. They broke through barriers and glass ceilings to become much beloved and powerful television stars. Join us as they share their compelling behind-the-scenes stories from their illustrious careers that are featured in PBS's 'Pioneers of Television.'

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  The Doctors' Quick Health Fixes
The Doctors help viewers across the country make sense of the conflicting medical information that comes at them from all sources. In their first book, The Doctors 5-Minute Health Fixes, they address one of the biggest obstacles to better health-time. Join us for a life-changing evening in which they reveal the small lifestyle shifts that can vastly improve your health. Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears, ER physician Dr. Travis Stork, OB/GYN Dr. Lisa Masterson, and cosmetic surgeon Dr. Drew Ordon are the engaging, highly credentialed and knowledgeable cast of experts on the Emmy Award-nominated CBS show 'The Doctors.'

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  The Doctors' Quick Health Fixes
On September 20th, 92Y co-hosted a social Good Summit with Mashable and the UN Foundation. This program includes excerpts of the summit with business leaders such as: Pete Cashmore, CEO/Founder of Mashable and Susan Smith Ellis, CEO of (RED). The keynote speaker was Ted Turner, the Chairman of Turner Enterprises, Inc. and former Vice Chairman of Time Warner Inc., the world's leading media company.

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  New York Stories with Pete Hamill
Enjoy a night of tales about New York's past. New York 1's Budd Mishkin hosts three of the city's greatest storytellers: Liz Smith, Gay Talese and Pete Hamill.

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  Mos Def
Regarded as one of hip-hop's most insightful artists, Mos Def has shaped a career that transcends genres. His groundbreaking collaboration with fellow rapper Talib Kweli in Black Star; his distinctive and daring solo work, and his acting, both in film and theater, have earned him Grammy, Emmy, Golden Globe and NAACP Image Award nominations.

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  Ed Koch in Conversation with Budd Mishkin
Bold, outspoken and passionate, Ed Koch has been a leader in American politics for more than 40 years. He and NY1 correspondent Budd Mishkin discuss his recent book The Koch Papers: My Fight Against Anti-Semitism.

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  Pete Hamill and Tom Wolfe
Best-selling author and journalist Pete Hamill has spent 40 years reporting on the tragedies and triumphs of New Yorkers. His books include Downtown: My Manhattan and The Gift. Tom Wolfe is the author of the bestseller Bonfire of the Vanities.

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  E.L. Doctorow
'E.L. Doctorow [is] always astonishing,' wrote John Leonard. 'In The March he dreams himself backward...as if to assume the prophetic role of such nineteenth-century writers as Emerson, Melville, Whitman and Poe.'

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  Mario Cuomo
Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo discusses his hopes and dreams for this country on the eve of a presidential election year. Cuomo was the longest-serving Democratic governor of New York in modern history. He twice set records for the highest popular vote total in a New York State election.

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  Chuck Close
Chuck Close has reinvigorated the traditional medium of portrait painting. Working from photographs and primarily within a large-scale, gridded format of meticulously crafted colored marks, Close makes iconographic images of family, friends, and self-portraits that push the limits of portraiture.

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  Advice for Women
Two funny and smart women explore the myriad challenges women face today - at work, in parenting, in love, and in aging - and share lessons from their experiences.

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  Alan Alda with Roger Rosenblatt - Talking About Talking
In this interview with Roger Rosenblatt, Alda discusses his opinions about public speaking and giving back to thecommunity, his relationship with his wife, and his feelings on fame. Rosenblatt is an award-winning essayist, author, and playwright.

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  Shalom in the Home with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach
One of the nation's best-known rabbis offers an engaging lecture that focuses on bringing shalom into your home. Rabbi Boteach touches on themes from his TLC television program, Shalom in the Home, and discusses parenting and the family, marriage and intimacy and other issues.

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  A Chat with the Zagats
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of their first guidebook, Tim and Nina Zagat discuss turning their passion into a business that changed the way we make dining decisions and the revolution that has taken place in the restaurant industry.

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