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Listen Now: Rep. Schiff and Preet Bharara in the Great Hall

POSTED ON: January 14, 2022

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Stay Tuned with Preet Podcast

Adam Schiff, U.S. Representative of California's 28th Congressional District, joins former federal prosecutor Preet Bharara for an episode of Stay Tuned with Preet, recorded live from the historic Great Hall of The Cooper Union on November 22nd, 2021.

Schiff, the chair of the House Intelligence Committee and the lead manager in the first impeachment trial of Donald Trump, discusses his book, Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could, and talks with Bharara about the present and future of American democracy.

Listen to this episode of Stay Tuned with Preet.

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.