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Samantha Power

October 18, Copley Square
Samantha Power is the former US permanent representative to the United Nations (2013–2017) and former member of President Obama’s cabinet. Her books include A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide (2002), which won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2003. Power's new memoir, The Education of an Idealist, recounts her experience putting her activist ideals into play in the halls of power.