carey center for global good http://wamc.org en Carey Institute For Global Good To Screen ‘The Armstrong Lie’ http://wamc.org/post/carey-institute-global-good-screen-armstrong-lie <p>The Carey Institute in Rensselaerville is organizing a large cycling festival, to take place this fall.&nbsp; To gear up for that, the Institute has taken a stand on doping in the sport of cycling: tonight they are screening the "Armstrong Lie" documentary to be followed by a panel discussion featuring professional cyclists.</p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:36:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 86419 at http://wamc.org Carey Institute For Global Good To Screen ‘The Armstrong Lie’ Carey Institute To Explore "What If" Of Palin Presidency http://wamc.org/post/carey-institute-explore-what-if-palin-presidency <p>President Obama’s election in 2008 marked a landmark shift in American politics. But what if he had lost? What would life in America be like today, had John McCain and Sarah Palin headed to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave?&nbsp;</p><p>Imagine a <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Palin" target="_blank">Sarah Palin</a> presidency — what kind of a difference —if any — would it have made if the course of history had flowed in a different direction?</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:39:21 +0000 Dave Lucas 83001 at http://wamc.org Carey Institute To Explore "What If" Of Palin Presidency Pulitzer Prize winner, Tim Weiner, at Carey Center for Global Good in Rensselaerville, NY http://wamc.org/post/pulitzer-prize-winner-tim-weiner-carey-center-global-good-rensselaerville-ny <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0812979230/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0812979230&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Enemies: A History of the FBI</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0812979230" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the first definitive history of the FBI’s secret intelligence operations, from an author whose work on the Pentagon and the CIA won him the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.</span></p><p>We think of the FBI as America’s police force. But secret intelligence is the Bureau’s first and foremost mission. Enemies is the story of how presidents have used the FBI as the most formidable intelligence force in American history.</p><p>Here is the hidden history of America’s hundred-year war on terror. As a correspondent for The New York Times, Tim Weiner he covered the Central Intelligence Agency in Washington and terrorism in Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Sudan, and other nations. Enemies is his fourth book. Weiner will be speaking tomorrow at the <a href="http://www.careyconferencecenter.org/carey-center-for-global-good.html">Carey Center for Global Good</a> in Rensselaerville.</p><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 58870 at http://wamc.org Pulitzer Prize winner, Tim Weiner, at Carey Center for Global Good in Rensselaerville, NY