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This edition: Are Colleges Drowning in Political Correctness?

Episode Details

Original tape date: February 8, 2016.

First aired: February 29, 2016.

At Harvard, University-issued table placemats give students talking points on lines to take with their parents in discussing immigration policy. At Yale, students savaged a faculty member whose wife questioned University guidelines on appropriate Halloween costumes. At Princeton, students took over the President’s office to demand removing Woodrow Wilson’s name from University institutions. Noted author, and former dean of Princeton’s iconic Woodrow Wilson School, Anne-Marie Slaughter, tells Jim Zirin that the situation requires prudent management and patient listening.

Guest List

Anne-Marie Slaughter President, New America Foundation