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Film, Video How Liberty Flourishes: National Book Festival 2020

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Title

  • How Liberty Flourishes: National Book Festival 2020

Summary

  • Jared Diamond, "Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis" (Little, Brown), appears in conversation with James A. Robinson, "The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies and the Fate of Liberty" (Penguin). Diamond's book centers on why some nations recover from trauma and others don't, positing a more contemporary version of his bestselling "Guns, Germs and Steel." Robinson's book (co-authored with Daron Acemoglu) answers the question of how liberty flourishes in some states but falls to authoritarianism or anarchy in others. Moderated by the executive director of Zocalo Public Square, Moira Shourie.

Event Date

  • September 26, 2020

Running Time

  • 36 minutes 53 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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