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J. Edward Rall Cultural Lecture "That Used To Be Us: How America lost its way and how we find our way back"

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Air date: Thursday, May 24, 2012, 3:00:00 PM
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Category: WALS - Wednesday Afternoon Lectures
Runtime: 01:13:30
Description: The NIH Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series presents the annual

J. Edward Rall Cultural Lecture

Thomas L. Friedman is an internationally renowned journalist, columnist, author, and three-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Since joining the New York Times staff in 1981, he has been a financial reporter, Beirut bureau chief, Jerusalem bureau chief, chief diplomatic correspondent, chief White House correspondent, international economics correspondent, and, in 1995, he took over the "Foreign Affairs" column. He has written six best-selling books, including The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century. His most recent book, published in 2011 and co-authored with Johns Hopkins University foreign policy expert Michael Mandelbaum, is That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back. The book addresses how America should tackle the four great challenges it faces—globalization, the revolution in information technology, the nation's chronic deficits, and our pattern of excessive energy consumption

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http://www.thomaslfriedman.com

The NIH Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series (WALS) includes weekly scientific talks by some of the top researchers in the biomedical sciences worldwide.

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NLM Title: That used to be us : how America lost its way and how we find our way back [electronic resource] / Thomas L. Friedman.
Series: Wednesday afternoon lecture series. J. Edward Rall cultural lecture
Author: Friedman, Thomas L.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
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Other Title(s): Wednesday afternoon lecture series. J. Edward Rall cultural lecture
Abstract: (CIT): The NIH Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series presents the annual J. Edward Rall Cultural Lecture Thomas L. Friedman is an internationally renowned journalist, columnist, author, and three-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Since joining the New York Times staff in 1981, he has been a financial reporter, Beirut bureau chief, Jerusalem bureau chief, chief diplomatic correspondent, chief White House correspondent, international economics correspondent, and, in 1995, he took over the "Foreign Affairs" column. He has written six best-selling books, including The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century. His most recent book, published in 2011 and co-authored with Johns Hopkins University foreign policy expert Michael Mandelbaum, is That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back. The book addresses how America should tackle the four great challenges it faces--globalization, the revolution in information technology, the nation's chronic deficits, and our pattern of excessive energy consumption Series.
Subjects: Creativity
Internationality
Public Policy
United States
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NLM ID: 101587408
CIT Live ID: 11316
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