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Thu., Jan. 26, 2017

America in the Trump Era: Covering Trump

The American public’s trust in the media is at an all-time low. People of all parties and all persuasions blame media bias for election results and public response. What were the media successes and failures of the 2016 election? How do America’s top media executives rate their organization’s performance? What did they do well? What mistakes did they make? How has the media landscape changed? And, looking forward, what challenges do they face covering a Trump White House?

Fri., Feb. 03, 2017

America in the Trump Era: JD Vance - Hillbilly Elegy

Join the IOP as it welcomes author JD Vance for a discussion of his best-selling memoir Hillbilly Elegy. “Hillbilly Elegy is the story of how upward mobility really feels. And it is an urgent and troubling meditation on the loss of the American dream for a large segment of this country.”

Thu., Jan. 05, 2017

CIA Director Brennan: Give Trump ‘benefit of the doubt’

Recently, International House partnered with the Institute of Politics to host the Director of the CIA, John Brennan. On January 5th, this event was featured in the Chicago Tribune. Read the full article here.

Listen to Brennan's interview with David Axelrod, which took place directly after the event.

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