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Thomas Friedman

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In partnership with the Sydney Opera House and the US Studies Centre, three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and acclaimed author Thomas Friedman speaks at the Melbourne Town Hall. A long-standing and influential commentator on the Middle East and global affairs, the best-selling author discusses the trends that will shape the future. He’s joined by veteran journalist turned politician Maxine McKew.

Friedman begins with an extended presentation. Key topics covered include:

Following his presentation, Friedman is joined on stage in conversation with journalist and former politician Maxine McKew. Key topics covered include:

Friedman closes his appearance by reiterating his opening point: that in order to progress, America must look inward.

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