Samantha Power on a complicated hero |

About this talk
Samantha Power tells a story of a complicated hero, Sergio Vieira de Mello. This UN diplomat walked a thin moral line, negotiating with the world's worst dictators to help their people survive crisis. It's a compelling story told with a fiery passion.
About Samantha Power
Samantha Power studies US foreign policy, especially as it relates to war and human rights. Her books take on the world's worst problems: genocide, civil war and brutal dictatorships.

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Richard Muller on Physics for Future Presidents

Book Passage
Corte Madera, CA
Aug 11th, 2008

Richard Muller talks about his book Physics for Future Presidents.

Learn the science behind the headlines. How do we know — not just by relying on TV’s talking heads — if Iran’s nascent nuclear capability is a genuine threat to the West, if biochemical weapons are likely to be developed by terrorists, and if nuclear power should be encouraged? Muller offers some surprising information - Book Passage