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Warren Buffett and the Changing Face of Philanthropy

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Warren Buffett and the Changing Face of Philanthropy

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Warren Buffett and the Changing Face of Philanthropy

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Warren Buffett's recent decision to give away about $37 billion of his fortune is unprecedented, and so is the fact that more than $30 billion goes to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Guests discuss what happens when private institutions grow bigger, wealthier and more powerful than public agencies.

Guests:

Dwight Burlingame, professor of philanthropic studies at Indiana University; author of Philanthropy in America

Pablo Eisenberg, senior fellow at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, and regular columnist for The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Jill Manny, professor at NYU School of Law and executive director of National Center on Philanthropy