Interviews and Conversations
Stay Tuned with Preet, February 17, 2022
Preet speaks with Columbia University President Lee Bollinger about the state of free speech on college campuses, and whether society places too much value in a college degree.
Stay Tuned with Preet, February 10, 2022
As the Court weighs banning the consideration of race in college admissions, Bollinger discusses the fragile future of affirmative action.
ABA Journal: Modern Law Library, July 7, 2021
First Amendment scholars Lee Bollinger and Geoffrey Stone discuss their book "National Security, Leaks and Freedom of the Press: The Pentagon Papers Fifty Years On."
Politico, June 25, 2021
Why doesn’t anyone know what a voting machine costs?
The New York Times, June 9, 2021
The Pentagon Papers decision, hailed as a flat-out free-speech victory, in reality had a more complicated effect.
Columbia Magazine, Spring/Summer 2021
In 1971, the US government sued to stop the New York Times from publishing classified documents, sparking a momentous Supreme Court battle. Fifty years later, alumni and faculty tell us why this case matters more than ever.
April 20, 2021
President Bollinger and Professor Geoffrey Stone spoke about their new book, National Security, Leaks and Freedom of the Press on a LawFare Podcast with host Jack Goldsmith.
April 12, 2021
President Bollinger participated in an event at the John L. Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution in which American policymakers and education administrators offered perspectives on the current state of U.S.-China educational exchanges and the future direction of such programs.
New Thinking for a New World podcast series, March 18, 2021
“The question now is do we believe that completely unregulated speech on the social media platforms and the internet will, the way that it’s structured, really result in a good outcome because good speech can counter bad speech?" President Bollinger talks to Alan Stoga of the Tällberg Foundation.
December 2, 2020
Bollinger and Mitsotakis discussed "The Greek Transformation: Overcoming a Financial Crisis, Populism, and COVID" in this World Leaders Forum event.
October 23, 2020
President Bollinger moderated an online panel with Kimberlé Crenshaw, Eric Foner, and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Washington Post Live, October 7, 2020
President Bollinger was interviewed by journalist Frances Stead Sellers on the past, present, and future of free speech in the United States.
All Things Considered, July 9, 2020
President Bollinger talks to NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about his opposition to new regulations for international students released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.