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How to lead a conversation between people who disagree

Staying in the room while being honest and granting space to one’s dialogue partners is the starting point for understanding the problems that need solutions. In this TED Talk, journalist Eve Pearlman describes her experience with moderating a month-long online dialogue between 25 Alabama Republicans and 25 Californian Democrats through a closed Facebook group.

   Video

   9 minutes

   By: Eve Pearlman, TED

   Leader-prep | Lifelong learners


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