Mark Danner discusses Robert Silvers with Patricia Nieto of Letras Libres.
April 06, 2017
Mark Danner sat down with Bard President Leon Botstein to discuss President Donald Trump's first days in office and his approach to foreign and domestic policy. The event was held at Bard's Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts on Feb. 2, 2017.
February 04, 2017
How did President Obama deal with the news media and what can reporters and publishers expect
from Donald Trump? Mark Danner discusses
the U.S. President's evolving relationship with the media on Your Call,
with Rose Aguilar. The show aired on San Francisco's KALW 91.7FM on Jan. 20, 2017.
January 20, 2017
What happens when Donald Trump's improv act takes the highest stage?
Writer Mark Danner sat down to talk with This is hell! radio host Chuck Mertz about Donald Trump's future as a political actor and his article The Real Trump that was published in the New York Review of Books. Danner explains how Trump's populist infrastructure and entitlement promises will likely be tested early by a Republican congress. The show aired on Jan. 7, 2017, on WNUR 89.3FM Chicago.
January 16, 2017
Mark Danner reflects on the journalistic legacy of Jonathan Schell and what it means to be a reporter during a speech given at the Asian Society in New York.
December 05, 2016
At the Carr Center's Strategic Consequences of Torture conference in early October, Danner was one of the speakers at a session aiming to understand how the US practices impacted the global norm prohibiting torture. How did the US use of torture impact other governments and their policies? How did it impact patterns of human rights abuses overseas? How did it impact the international norm prohibiting torture and other cruel, inhumane, and degrading treatment? How can we fix the damage done to the fabric of international human rights by the US use of torture?
October 08, 2016
A symposium revisiting the torture controversies of the 2000s with Robert H. Cole, Professor Of Law Emeritus, UC Berkeley Mark Danner, Author of Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War and Torture and Truth Dror Ladin, Staff Attorney, National Security Project, American Civil Liberties Union and Jeremy Waldron, University Professor, NYU School of Law. Moderated by: Bill Roller, President, Berkeley Group Education Foundation.
September 30, 2016
On the September 16th edition of Your Call, for the Friday media
roundtable, Rose Aguilar continues the conversation with
Mark Danner about his new book Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War.
September 16, 2016
Mark Danner introduces the film Finding Oscar, at the 2016 Telluride Film Festival
September 04, 2016
As a resident curator of the Telluride Film Festival, Mark Danner travels to Colorado each Labor Day to speak with some of the world's most creative and accomplished filmmakers. At TFF2016, Danner presented a tribute to Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larrain and led an on-stage interview with him.
September 04, 2016
For the Friday media roundable on the August 5, 2016 edition of KALW's Your Call, Rose Aguilar has a conversation with veteran journalist Mark Danner about his new book Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War.
August 05, 2016
Join the World Affairs Council and Mark Danner, author of “Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War,” for a conversation about how the United States found itself on a “permanent war footing” and what that means for our role in the world. As part of World Affairs "Engage" series, this event features a post-discussion Q&A, when the audience will have the chance to participate directly with the speaker. Moderated by Nancy A. Jarvis, Attorney at Farrand Cooper, P.C.
July 29, 2016
In Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War, award-winning journalist Mark Danner offers readers a shrewd analysis of why America's War on Terror has persisted for well over a decade and why it seems to have no end in sight. In a talk and subsequent interview with KPFA's Linda Khoury on July 13, 2016 at Berkeley's Hillside Club, Danner describes the ways in which the terrorist attacks of 9/11 have led America into a perpetual and continuously widening war that has put the country in an endless "state of exception."
July 13, 2016
Up Front producer Linda Khoury interviews Mark Danner on his new book, Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War.
July 12, 2016