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Reflections at the Intersection of American History, Religion, Politics, and Academic Life
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Why the Humanities?
I missed this when it first came out. Richard
is the president of Duke and one of the authors of the "
Heart of the Matter
," the recent report on the humanities conducted by the
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
. Here is his appearance on The Colbert Report.
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By the way, there is also a
of the "Heart of the Matter." It features John Lithgow, George Lucas, Yo-Yo-Ma, Ken Burns, David Brooks, Sandra Day-O'Connor, and Kwame Anthony Appiah.
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