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New York City is home to the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers, and community builders. Now all the best speakers, lectures, and talks are available in one place: Thirteen Forum. Produced by PBS affiliate WNET Thirteen in New York City. Updated weekly in audio-only and video. Visit www.thirteen.org/forum for blogs, additional content and archives.

    Bodies on the Line: Shirin Neshat and Carol Becker

    Bodies on the Line: Shirin Neshat and Carol Becker

    Columbia School of Arts Dean Carol Becker speaking with visual artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat about her work, specifically her recent film "Women Without Men."

    • 59 min
    9/11 and the Spirit of Volunteerism

    9/11 and the Spirit of Volunteerism

    A three-person panel discusses how 9/11 sparked a greater movement of volunteerism across the United States and led to President Obama's declaration of Sept. 11 as a National Day of Service.

    • 50 min
    Bodies on the Line: Michael Fitzpatrick and Rabbi Irwin Kula

    Bodies on the Line: Michael Fitzpatrick and Rabbi Irwin Kula

    Musician Michael Fitzpatrick calls out for compassion and world peace with his cello. He shares his music and discusses the power of good vibrations with Rabbi Irwin Kula.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Bodies on the Line: Claudia Bernardi and Mark Danner

    Bodies on the Line: Claudia Bernardi and Mark Danner

    Claudia Bernardi, artist, printmaker and human rights activist presents samples of her work and has a conversation with award winning journalist and author, Mark Danner as part of Anna Deavere Smith's colloquium on borders, Bodies on the Line.

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Realizing the 9/11 Memorial

    Realizing the 9/11 Memorial

    9/11 Memorial architect Michael Arad details what inspired him to design a national tribute to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the World Trade Center terror attacks.

    • 34 min
    Jewish as a Second Language, The Frozen Rabbi

    Jewish as a Second Language, The Frozen Rabbi

    with Molly Katz and Steve Stern

    • 1 hr 46 min

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