Thomas Friedman, one of our most influential columnists, analyzes current challenges we face—globalization, the revolution in information technology, the nation’s chronic deficits and its pattern of energy consumption—and spells out what we need to do now to rediscover America and rise to this moment.
Thomas Friedman will be selling and signing copies of That Used to be Us and The Lexus and the Olive Tree following the event.
VIP Package—an exclusive pre-lecture reception at 7 pm with Thomas Friedman, plus a premium seat. Limited availability. Select "Premium Orch/Balc" when checking out. Within the limits prescribed by law, $35 is tax deductible.
Tom Friedman, considered one of America's Best Leaders by US News & World Report, is the winner of three Pulitzer Prizes. He has covered monumental stories from around the globe for The New York Times since 1981.
Charlie Rose is an Emmy Award–winning American journalist born on Jan 5, 1942, in Henderson, North Carolina. Rose worked for Bill Moyers at PBS and as an NBC News political correspondent before launching his own PBS interview show in 1991. Rose worked as a 60 Minutes correspondent throughout the 1990s and was named co-host of CBS This Morning in 2011.
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Priority registration puts you at the front of the line to register for courses and events for an upcoming semester.
Eligible patrons will be able to order priority registration online.
Who is eligible for priority registration?
Individuals who have participated in 92nd Street Y programs over the past year in selected program areas, participants in certain memberships, and those who have made contributions of $500 or more to 92Y, are eligible to register for programs before they become available to the general public.
How do I know if I qualify?
Patrons that qualify for Priority Registration will receive packets in the mail explaining how to purchase online. Priority registration is normally mailed 2-3 weeks before a catalog is available. Registration information includes your Patron ID#. You can use this ID# to setup your login information online. This will allow you to register early for a course or event. Please note: if you receive a packet, you are only eligible to priority register for the programs covered in your packet.
Priority Registration Support
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