sábado, 6 de octubre de 2012

Freedom in Motion: San Suu Kyi gives lecture at JFKJr Forum, addresses how "to be citizens of a free society" Harvard Univ ersity


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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi outlines vision for Burma in Kennedy School talk


Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese democratic leader, discussed the role of democratic activism and the rule of law in a free society. She explained the importance of political participation amongst the people of Myanmar. Aung San Suu Kyi discussed the many obstacles that she and many others have faced while trying to exercise their political voices in Burma. Suu Kyi addressed the importance of preparing the Burmese to be responsible citizens of a free society and the discussed the empowerment that exercising one's civic responsibilities can impart on people's abilities to change their communities. Harvard University Drew Gilpin Faust introduced Suu Kyi and Harvard Kennedy School Dean David Ellwood moderated the question and answer session.

The Choice 2012


Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have crafted their campaign narratives, telling you who they are, what they've done, and how they would lead America. 

But there’s more to their stories.

On October 9, 2012, acclaimed FRONTLINE producer Michael Kirk (Money, Power and Wall Street, Top Secret America) presents The Choice 2012. This two-hour long documentary journeys into the places, people, and decisive moments that made the men who are competing for the presidency. Hundreds of hours of research and dozens of original interviews reveal new details and fresh insights about the two candidates — and our choice this November. Source: The Choice 2012 | FRONTLINE | PBS


Watch "The Choice 2012" Trailer on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.

Harvard Voices 375


Franklin D. Roosevelt, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Jr., Bill Gates, J.K. Rowling - all on "Harvard Voices.

"Harvard Voices” was originally prepared for the 350th Anniversary of the founding of Harvard College and has been updated for the 375th Anniversary in the fall of 2011. Excerpts from major addresses by public figures and creative artists, as well as the musings of notable Harvard scholars, are included.