November 12th, 2012

LISTEN: John Merrow and Merryl Tisch at The JCC in Manhattan

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Here, John engages in a nearly hour-long dialogue with New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch. This event was held on October 24, 2012 at The JCC in Manhattan. This was the first of four dates between now and Spring 2013 for Year 2 of John’s conversations at the JCC; the next date is December 12, 2012. You can learn more about the series here.

You can click the red play button above to hear the Merrow-Tisch discussion.


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