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New York Influentials Gather to Watch Obama's 4th State of the Union

Each year, the president's State of the Union address inspires a moment of national reflection on the questions facing our country. On February 12, AtlanticLIVE, Quartz, Boykin Curry, and Celerie Kemble commemorated the occasion with an evening of celebratory dining and lively discussion at the Monkey Bar in New York. Leaders in business, media, the arts, non-profits, academia, and entertainment gathered to watch the address followed by insightful and spirited commentary from Atlantic editor and former presidential speechwriter James Fallows.

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