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23F Programs

September 11

"Don't Join the Book Burners: Eisenhower at Dartmouth '53" with the James Madison Professor of History at the University of Virginia William Hitchcock and Special Guest Host Richard Cahn '53

Rocky Watch - Don't Join the Book Burners: Eisenhower at Dartmouth '53

September 21

"Breakfast with FDA Center for Tobacco Products Director, Health Policy Pioneer" with Mitch Zeller '79

September 28

"Is the Senate Broken? Former Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) in Conversation"  with former New Hampshire Governor and Senator Judd Gregg

Is the Senate Broken? Former Senator Judd A. Gregg (R-NH) in Conversation at Dartmouth

October 3

"The Path to the Presidency" with Democratic Presidential Candidate Marianne Williamson

Path to The Presidency: Marianne Williamson

October 11 - POSTPONED

"Defending Democracy: A Conversation with Liz Cheney" with former U.S. Representative (R-WY) and Vice Chair of the House January 6th Committee Liz Cheney

October 12

"The Path to the Presidency" with Republican Presidential Candidate Doug Burgum

Path to The Presidency: Governor Doug Burgum

October 20

"Private Student Lunch and Informal Conversation" with LA Superior Court Judge Eric Taylor '84

October 25

"Immigration and Freedom" with Professor Chandran Kukathas

October 25

"Can Democratic Socialism Work?" with Professor Nancy Fraser

November 1

"The New Hampshire Presidential Primary: A Conversation with State Party Chairs Chris Ager (R) and Ray Buckley (D)"  with NH Republican Party Chairman Chris Ager and NH Democratic Party Chairman Ray Buckley

November 2

"Path to the Presidency" with former Governor and Republican Candidate Chris Christie

November 9

"Half American: The Heroic Story of Black Veterans Fighting World War II at Home and Abroad" with the Associate Dean of International and Interdisciplinary Studies and Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor of History Matt Delmont

November 13

"Path to the Presidency" with Representative and Democratic Candidate Dean Phillips

23X Programs

August 26

"Pathway to the Presidency" Meet and Greet, Community Event, and Student Dinner with Governor Asa Hutchinson


August 1

"Pathway to the Presidency" Meet and Greet with Ryan Binkey

July 20

"Pathway to the Presidency" Community Event with Representative Will Hurd

Path to the Presidency: Representative Will Hurd

June 26

"Rethinking Work in the Age of Distractionwith Montgomery Fellow and Georgetown Professor Cal Newport '04

Cal Newport '04: Rethinking Work in the Age of Distraction 

23S Programs

May 25

"Judges on Judging: Alumni Perspectives from the Bench" Roger S. Aaron '64 Lecture with Justice James Bassett '78, Justice Anne Patterson '80, and Judge Christopher Keating '86

 

May 23

"Towards Freedom: Recognition, Remembrance, and Revitalization" MLK Jr.'s Speech to Dartmouth College Sixty-One Years Later

May 18

"I Hear America Singing" with Boston Foundation Ceo and President Lee Pelton

May 10

"How I Became a Journalist and What I Need to Survive" Bernard D. Nossiter Class of '47 Lecture with Journalist Fahim Abed

May 8

A Fireside Chat with New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu

View the recording here

May 8

"Creating Equality of Opportunity in America: New Insights from Big Data" with Professor Raj Chetty

May 3

"Legal Careers after Dartmouth" with Pro Bono Partner Susan M. Finegan '85, Department of Justice Attorney David Lieberman, & Judge John Mott '81

David Lieberman spoke in his personal capacity at the event. His comments reflect his views and not necessarily those of the Department of Justice.

May 2

"The Future of Affirmative Action: Consequences of the Supreme Court's Forthcoming Ruling in Student for Fair Admissions v. Harvard" Thurlow M. Gordon 1906 Lecture, Stephen R. Volk '57 Lecture with Harvard Professor of Law Jeannie Suk Gersen

April 21

"Empowering the Reasonable Majority: Rejecting Division, Defending, and Repairing American Democracy" with Former U.S. Congressman Adam Kinzinger


April 12

"Student Debate on Affirmative Action" A Dartmouth Political Union Democracy Summit Event

April 11

"The History of Roe and the Implications for Abortion Rights in Post-Dobbs America" A Book Talk and Conversation with Professor and Historian Mary Ziegler


April 6

"Democracy in India, Democracy in the WorldA DPU Democracy Summit Event with Professor Pratap Mehta

April 6

"Faculty Seminarwith Professor Jacqueline Wernimont

23W Programs

February 22

"Public, Private, Politics, and the Press: A Conversation on Stakeholder Engagement and Landing Your Dream Job in D.C." with Penta President Matt McDonald '00

February 20

"Do Voters Actually Care About Federal Budget Deficits? How Partisan Bias Shapes the Importance of Issueswith Professor John V. Kane

February 13

"How Political Ads are Made... and How They Can Get Better" with Political Social Media Advisor Andy Meyer

February 2

"The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Why it Matters Today" with Author Heather Ann Thompson and Academy Award-Nominated Filmmaker Stanley Nelson

January 24

"A Student Conversation" with MLK Keynote Speaker, Activist, Author, and Founder of the "Me Too" Movement Tarana Burke

January 11

"Local Government: The Untapped Innovatorwith Hanover Town Manager Alex Torpey

22F, 22X, 22S22W, 21F, 21X, 21S, 21W, 20F, 20S
 

22F Discussions

November 3, 2022

"50 Years of Coeducation at Dartmouth: Student and Faculty Perspectiveswith Former NH State Senator Martha S. Hennessy '76, Law Firm Partner Jenny Kemeny '76, and Professor Emerita Lynn Mather

October 24, 2022

"Implications of the 2022 Midterms on the 2024 Election Cycle: A Conversation with CNN Journalist Harry Enten" with CNN Senior Data Reporter Harry Enten '11
Watch Event Recording Here.

October 18, 2022

"Should You Go To Law School?with Professor of Law Gerry Rosenberg '76,  Professor Sonu Bedi, Legal Associate Rachel Scholz-Bright '18, and Boston College Law School J.D. Candidate Jasmine Lee '19

October 11, 2022

"An Evening with Andy Borowitzwith Author and Satirist Andy Borowitz

October 6, 2022

"Trusting Our Elections: Making Democracy Work Amid Election Deniers, Misinformation, and Stolen Election ConspiraciesA Perkins Bass Distinguished Lecture with New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner

September 27, 2022

"Reception for Kirsten Gillibrand" with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand '88

September 20, 2022

"Free Political Speech Under Threat: Eisenhower Would be Ashamed" A Constitution Day Lecture with Judge Laurence Silberman '57


22X Discussions

August 1, 2022

"Privacy Law and Racial Justice" with Professor Anita Allen 

June 17, 2022

"The Defense of Ukraine: A Conversation" with Senator Rob Portman '78 (R-OH) and Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)


22S Discussions

May 26, 2022

"Police Force Size and Civilian Race" with Morgan C. Williams, Jr.

May 23, 2022

"Toward Social Justice" with Martin Luther King III

May 15, 2022

"Orvis: Conscious Capitalism and the Evolution of a 165-Year-Old-Brand" with Simon Perkins and Bill McLaughlin D'78, T'77

View Event Recording Here.

May 9, 2022

"Covering American Democracy: It's Not a Game (At Least It Shouldn't Be)" with Report Bill Barrow

May 2, 2022

"Courts, Myths, and the Foundation of Liberty: Exploring Misperceptions about Judging and the Threat to Our Independent Judiciary" with Judge Beth Robinson '86 

April 28, 2022

"How Woke Can a Juror Be? The Jury in the Chauvin Trial, Critiques of Law Enforcement, and a New Model of Impartiality" a William H. Timbers '37 Lecture with Writer Sonali Chakravarti

April 13, 2022

"The Administration of Elections and their Impact on American DemocracyA Perkins Bass Distinguished Lecture with New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner

22W Discussions

February 21, 2022

"Operation Warp Speed" A Brooks Family Lecture with former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Sercives Alex Azar '88

 

February 17, 2022

"Changing the Conversation around Mental Health - It's Way Past Time" with UNH School of Law President John Broderick, Jr.



 

February 9, 2022

"Julian Assange: Visionary or Villain" with Lawyer Nabiha Syed

February 7, 2022

"Careers in Public Policy and International Relations" with Hassan Y. Hassen, Mike Kennealy, Regina Speed-Bost, and Kelsey Woerner Speers
If you are interested in viewing a recording of this program, please email rockefeller.center@dartmouth.edu.

January 27, 2022

"Uncivil Democracy: Race, Poverty, and Civil Legal Inequality" A Roger S. Aaron '64 Lecture with Writer Jamila Michener

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Jamila Michener: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.


January 18, 2022

"Fixing What We Face: How Racial Justice Can Save Our Democracy" with Lawyer Maya Wiley '86



 

January 12, 2022

"Reproductive Justice and U.S. Law: Where Do We Go from Here?" with Professors Kimberly Mutcherson and Mary Ziegler


21F Discussions

November 11, 2021

"Veterans Today and the Wars in which They Have Served" with President Emeritus James Wright
Rocky Talk Podcast w/ James Wright: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

 

November 8, 2021

"Harm Reduction - One Way to Reduce Addiction and Follow the Science" with New Hampshire Superior Court Chief Justice Tina Nadeau

View the Event Recording Here
 

November 2, 2021

"The Rise and Fall of the COVID-19 Pandemic" with Sociologist Nicholas Christakis

 

October 27, 2021

"Politics, Markets, and Populism: Antitrust at the Crossroads" with Former Commissioner of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission Noah Joshua Phillips '00
Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Noah Joshua Phillips: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

 

October 21, 2021

"Renewing Trust in Democracy: the Role of Courts" with Former U.S. Solicitor General Gregory G. Garre '87 and Former Principal Deputy Solicitor General Neal Katyal '91

 

October 15, 2021

"Leadership: What's Your Blueprint?" with Former Rockefeller Center Deputy Director Sadhana Hall
Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Sadhana Hall: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

 

October 13, 2021

"Willing to Pay? A Reasonable Choice Approach" with Professor Sven Steinmo

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Lewis M. Eisenberg: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.

 

September 27, 2021

"From Wall Street to the Embassy: A Career in Business, Politics, Government, and Diplomacy" with Former U.S. Ambassador to Italy Lewis M. Eisenberg

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Lewis M. Eisenberg: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

September 20, 2021

"The Science of the Constitution: The Supreme Court and a Practice of Disagreement" with Professor Sonu Bedi

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Sonu Bedi: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.

21X Discussions

July 14, 2021

"How to Land an Internship" A Bernard D. Nossiter '47 Lecture with Penta President Matt McDonald '00, Career Services Manager E. Chandlee Bryan, and Student Sasha Kokoshinskiy '22/'23

View Event Recording Here.

21S Discussions ​​​​​​

May 19, 2021

"Fact-Based Journalism in an Age of Suspicion" A Bernard D. Nossiter '47 Lecture with Journalist Alissa Johannsen Rubin 

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Alissa Johannsen Rubin: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

May 12, 2021

"Drug Court - Where Justice Meets Treatment" with N.H. Superior Court Chief Justice Tina Nadeau

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Tina Nadeau: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

May 10, 2021

"Working for Justice: Alumni on Pursuing Racial and Social Justice in Your Career" with Educator and Non-Profit Leader Jessica Guthrie '10, JustLeadershipUSA Director of Policy and Campaigns Janos Marton '04, and KIPP Foundation Vice President of High Schools Jorge Miranda '01

View Event Recording Here.
 

May 6, 2021

"The Tipping Point" with Attorney Saru Jayaraman and Legal Professional Catharine A. MacKinnon

View Event Recording Here.
 

May 3, 2021

"The First 100 Days: the Biden Presidency" with Former Special Assistant to the President James Baehr '05 and Supermajority Managing Director Amanda Brown Lierman '04

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Janos Marton '04: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

April 29, 2021

"The Supreme Court and Its Impact on You" with Correspondent Nina Totenberg

If you are interested in viewing a recording of this program, please email rockefeller.center@dartmouth.edu.
 

April 21, 2021

"Toward Democratic Futures" with Representative Charlene Fernandez, PLAN Action Executive Director Laura Martin, IllumiNative President and CEO Crystal Echo Hawk, and Community Coalition Chief Operating Officer Corey Matthews 

View Event Recording Here.
 

April 14, 2021

"Conservatism: What It Is, How We Lost It, and How We Find It Again" with Commentator Oren Cass

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Oren Cass: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

April 9, 2021

"Apollo's Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live" with Sociologist Nicholas Christakis

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Nicholas Christakis: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

April 7, 2021

"Building Multiracial Democracy in the American West: Lessons from Western Pasts" with Writers Natalie Masuoka and Maurice Crandall, and Professors Alaina E. Roberts and Mary E. Mendoza

View Event Recording Here.

21W Discussions

March 9, 2021

"The 60th Anniversary of the Peace Corps" with Save the Children's Senior Vice President of U.S. Programs and Advocacy Mark Shriver and President and CEO of the National Peace Corps Association Glenn Bulmhorst

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Glenn Blumhorts: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

March 4, 2021

"GameStop, Robinhood, and Reddit: Market Structure, Social Media, and Financial Bubbles" with Tuck Senior Lecturer Peter R. Fisher and Tuck Senior Fellow Curt Welling D'71, T'77

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Peter R. Fisher and Curt Welling: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

March 3, 2021

"The Burden of Student Debt: Dimensions, Complexities, and Options" A Perkins Bass Distinguished Lecture with Writer Mark W. Huddleston

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Mark W. Huddleston: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

February 24, 2021

"The Public Option Beyond Healthcare" with Legal Professional Anne Alstott

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Anne Alstott: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

February 16, 2021

"Women, Entrepreneurship, and Atlanta in the New South" with Atlanta Women's Entrepreneurship Initiative Executive Director Monica Delores Hooks

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Monica Delores Hooks: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

February 4, 2021

"Sexual Politics After #MeToo" with Amia Srinivasan

January 25, 2021

"How We Study Race - A Discussion Across Disciplines" with Writer Kimberly Juanita Brown, Writer and Dartmouth Dean Matthew F. Delmont, Associate Professors Deborah Karyn King and Eng-Beng Lim

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Sonu Bedi: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

January 21, 2021

"Did the System Work? The Fragile State of American Political Institutions" with Writer Matthew Dickinson and Professor Linda Fowler

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Linda Fowler: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

January 19, 2021

"Where Do We Go From Here? King's Sill Unanswered with Professor Clayborne Carson

View Event Recording Here.
 

January 13, 2021

"Standing Alone - Why the U.S. Rejects Global Norms on Women's Rights" with Writer Jennifer Piscopo and Professor of Law Julie Suk

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Lisa Baldez: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.

20F Discussions

November 12, 2020

"Post-Election Analysis" with Journalist and Author Jake Tapper '91

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Jack Tapper '91: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

November 11, 2020

"Diversity and Inclusion in the Military" with Students Brad Carney '20 and Karla Rosas '20, and Professor Jason Lyall

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Professor Jay Lyall: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

November 5, 2020

"What Now? Presidential Post-Election Analysis" with Dr. Carlos Algara, Dr. Jamil Scott & Dr. Amber Spry

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Dr. Carlos Algara: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

November 3, 2020

"2020 Presidential Election Night Watch Party" with Correspondent Chip Reid

View Event Recording Here.
 

October 21, 2020

"2020 NH Elections - Potential Sea Change in NH Politics" with UNH Pollster Andrew Smith

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Andrew Smith: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

October 14, 2020

"Race Against Time - The Politics of a Darkening America" with Political Commentator and Former White House Aid Keith Boykin '87

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Keith Boykin '87: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.
 

October 7, 2020

"After George Floyd - Policing, Racism, and Criminal Justice Reform" with Political Scientist Frank Baumgartner, Writer Andra Gillespie, and Psychologist Phillip Atiba Goff

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Frank Baumgartner: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

September 30, 2020

"Higher Education in America - An Existential Crisis" with Writer Mark Huddleston

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Mark Huddleston: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

September 23, 2020

"Aren't We All in This Together - How the Supreme Court is Helping to Pull Us Apart" with Journalist Linda Greenhouse

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Linda Greenhouse: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

September 16, 2020

"Rocky in the 2020s - The Past, Present, and Future of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center" with Professor Jason Barabas

View Event Recording Here.

20S Discussions

June 3, 2020

"Covid-19 and the Fate of Globalization" with Dickey Center Director Daniel Benjamin

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Daniel Benjamin: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

May 27, 2020

"Crisis Governance - Lessons from American Policy History" with Professor Herschel Nachlis

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Professor Herschel Nachlis: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

May 20, 2020

"The Rationing - A Novel about a Pandemic in the Time of a Pandemic" with Professor Charles Wheelan

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Professor Charles Wheelan: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

May 13, 2020

"The Psychology of Change - Unlocking Resistance to Unleash Possibility" with Health Care Administration Leadership Faculty Kate Hilton '99

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Kate Hilton: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

May 6, 2020

"After the Coronavirus - China and the U.S." with Harvard University Visiting Scholar Lucy Hornby

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Lucy Hornby: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

April 29, 2020

"Should We Cancel Debt? Insights from the Ancient World" with Writer Devin Singh

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Professor Devin Singh: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

April 22, 2020

"Who is Responsible for Responsible Citizenship?" with Professor Ronald Shaiko

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Professor Ron Shaiko: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

View Event Recording Here.
 

April 15, 2020

Identity, Incivility, and Policy Issues in Congressional Communication" with Professor Mia Costa

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Professor Mia Costa: Apple Podcasts and Spotify

View Event Recording Here.
 

April 8, 2020

"Conspiracy Without the Theory" with Professor J. Russell Muirhead

Rocky Talk Podcast w/ Professor Russell Muirhead: Apple Podcasts and Spotify.