Gretchen Carlson, David Brooks

Political common ground in a polarized United States

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How can we bridge the gap between left and right to have a wiser, more connected political conversation? Journalist Gretchen Carlson and op-ed columnist David Brooks share insights on the tensions at the heart of American politics today — and where we can find common ground. Followed by a rousing performance of "America the Beautiful" by Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir of Harlem.

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Gretchen Carlson · TV journalist, women's empowerment advocate

Gretchen Carlson is a tireless advocate for workplace equality and women's empowerment.

Gretchen Carlson is a tireless advocate for workplace equality and women's empowerment.

David Brooks · Op-ed columnist

Writer and thinker David Brooks has covered business, crime and politics over a long career in journalism.

Writer and thinker David Brooks has covered business, crime and politics over a long career in journalism.

Chris Anderson · TED Curator

After a long career in journalism and publishing, Chris Anderson became the curator of the TED Conference in 2002 and has developed it as a platform for identifying and disseminating ideas worth spreading.

After a long career in journalism and publishing, Chris Anderson became the curator of the TED Conference in 2002 and has developed it as a platform for identifying and disseminating ideas worth spreading.

Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir · Gospel ensemble

Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir of Harlem is an influential source of education and self-development for young people.

Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir of Harlem is an influential source of education and self-development for young people.