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The legacy of Daniel Pearl

Students are less willing to listen to the opinions that irk us, and when we do, we respond by drowning them out in self-righteous indignation. What might Pearl have written, I wonder, in the wake of such momentous changes and ingrained polarization? What can we do to honor his legacy?

Blitzer, Bohrman explore why ‘war on terror’ dropped out of headlines

CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer and CNN senior producer David Bohrman ‘76 spoke to Stanford students and community members in the fifth annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture in Dinkelspiel Auditorium on Sunday night. Entitled “The War on Terror: From the Headlines to the Back Pages,” the talk focused on the progression in America’s focus from terrorism to the Iraq war to the economy over the past 10 years.