AmericaThe Vanity Fair editor, author of the savagely critical What We’ve Lost, joins the Hitch and The Guardian’s US correspondent Gary Younge, who launches Stranger in a Strange Land: Encounters in the Disunited States, to consider the state of the union.
Hay Festival 2006, Monday 29 May 2006, 4pm
Obama’s AmericaThe historians set the current US administration and its achievements in context.
Hay Festival 2010, Sunday 30 May 2010, 9.45pm
Who Are We – And Should it Matter in the 21st Century?We are more alike than we are unalike. But the way we are unalike matters. To be male in Saudi Arabia, Jewish in Israel or white in Europe confers certain powers and privileges that those with other identities do not have. Identity can represent a material fact in itself. Chaired by Clemency Burton-Hill.
Hay Festival 2010, Monday 31 May 2010, 9am
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