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Foreign Affairs LIVE: The Future of History with Francis Fukuyama

On March 22, 2012 Foreign Affairs Editor Gideon Rose led a conversation with renowned political scientist and author Francis Fukuyama on themes from his decades of research and writing, and the conclusions he drew in a recent contribution to Foreign Affairs, The Future of History.

Watch them discuss the history and future of liberal democracy and the factors--from technology and biomedicine to popular uprisings in the East and socioeconomic disparity--that will determine the arc of humanity.

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