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The Engagement: A Conversation with Sasha Issenberg and Nia-Malika Henderson

Author Sasha Issenberg guides us through same-sex marriage’s unexpected path from the unimaginable to the inevitable.

Upcoming: June 29, 2021 12:00 pm
This is a virtual event.
Speakers:
  • Sasha Issenberg
  • Nia-Malika Henderson
The Engagement: A Conversation with Sasha Issenberg and Nia-Malika Henderson

A 2015 Supreme Court ruling made making same-sex unions legal across the United States — but the road to that momentous decision was much longer than many know. In his new book, The Engagement: America's Quarter-Century Struggle Over Same-Sex Marriage, Sasha Issenberg tells the riveting story of the conflict over same-sex marriage in the United States —the most significant civil rights breakthrough of the new millennium — providing a richly detailed narrative that follows the coast-to-coast conflict through courtrooms and war rooms, bedrooms and boardrooms. In conversation with CNN’s Nia-Malika Henderson, Issenberg will discuss same-sex marriage’s unexpected path from the unimaginable to the inevitable.

This event is produced in partnership with New York University's John Brademas Center.

Speakers:

  • Sasha Issenberg, Washington Correspondent, Monocle; Author, The Engagement: America's Quarter-Century Struggle Over Same-Sex Marriage
  • Moderator: Nia-Malika Henderson, Senior Political Reporter, CNN

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