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David Brooks on Reinhold Niebuhr

The New York Times columnist has discussed Reinhold Niebuhr on several occasions with Barack Obama among other people.

The New York Times
In October 2007, Brooks's column tells how a shot-in-the-dark question about Niebuhr he put to Barack Obama elicited a surprisingly enthusiastic and thorough response.

The Atlantic Monthly
One year after the terrorist attacks of September 11, Brooks calls for a re-examination of the ideas of Reinhold Niebuhr.

Obama and Niebuhr: A Conversation
Brooks and Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne discuss Reinhold Niebuhr and Barack Obama at Georgetown University in 2009. The conversation was moderated by American Public Media's Krista Tippett. 

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