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Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 6:45 PM

Do cities hold the key to helping meet the social and economic challenges of contemporary life? Or do they only create those problems? Georgetown University sociologist Brian J. McCabe draws on work by urban planners, political scientists, geographers, and sociologists to consider the answers.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 6:45 PM

Can a trio of modern manners experts—and with their guidance, you—stem the tide of today’s increasingly uncivil society? Steve Petrow leads a candid (but polite) conversation with his Washington Post colleague Carolyn Hax and Lizzie Post, whose great-great grandmother was America’s first etiquette expert.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 6:45 PM

The named plaintiff in the historic case that defined marriage equality one year ago talks with NPR’s Nina Totenberg about the personal and public backdrops against which that legal struggle played out. Jim Obergefell is joined by Washington Post journalist Debbie Cenziper, co-author of his new memoir Love Wins.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Take a rare opportunity to hear first-person stories from men and women whose careers are spent in diplomatic Washington when you spend a day at the American Foreign Service Association and the U.S. Department of State.