Bernard-Henri Lévy in Conversation with Thomas Friedman

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Wednesday, July 29 2020 5:00 PM 6:30 PM EDT

The Virus in the Age of Madness: A Book Launch 

Wednesday, July 29

5:00 PM EST 


Few moments in modern history are riper for the sharp lens and iconoclastic insight of Bernard-Henri Lévy: politics overwhelming a plague; archaic defenses against a new pathogen; an epidemic of lies, denial and despair; and a brainless virus converted into a wily enemy.

Join us as Levy discusses with New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman the complex collision of catastrophes laid out in his latest book and whether they will lead to the humiliation of democracies. 

A French philosopher, activist and filmmaker, Bernard-Henri Lévy is author of more than 30 books, most recently The Empire and the Five Kings and The Genius of Judaism.

An internationally renowned reporter and columnist, Thomas Friedman is the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes and author of seven bestselling books. 


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