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2020 Great Decisions: Home

America's largest discussion program on world affairs created by the Foreign Policy Administration

About the Great Decisions Program

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Saturdays, 10:30am 

Great Decisions Topics 2020

is America's largest discussion program on world affairs created by the 

Foreign Policy Association

Our library's program model includes watching the DVD

We will be watching the DVD via a Zoom Class followed by a discussion period.

Please register for the event to get Zoom connection info.

Briefing booklets are available for $20 at the library, while supplies last through the Drive-Up Window. Please have exact change or make a check out to BARLD.

The Great Decisions program provides background information and policy options for the eight most critical issues facing America each year and serves as the focal text for discussion groups across the country.  The tabs at the top of the page are the topics that will be discussed in 2020. 


Fall Saturday Morning Events:

  • August 22  - Climate Change and the Global Order 

  • August 29 -India & Pakistan 

  • September 5 - Labor Day Weekend Holiday--not meeting

  • September 12 -Red Sea Security 

  • September 19 - Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

  • September 26 - Relations with the Northern Triangle 

  • October 3 -  China in Latin America

  • October 10 - The Philippines and the US 

  • October 17 - Artificial Intelligence and Data 


Recommended films related to global affairs from MacDara King:

Why We Fight | Amazon Prime

Black Hawk Down | Amazon Prime

America's Diplomats | Youtube

Fog of War | Amazon Prime

Good Night, and Good Luck | Amazon Prime

No End in Sight | Amazon Prime

Thirteen Days | HBO NOW 

Fail-Safe | iTunes 

The Attacks of 26/11 | Google Play

Seven Days in May | Amazon Prime

Dr. Strangelove | Amazon Prime

State Department: File 649 | YouTube

Spies Like Us | Amazon Prime