Chelsea Manning Will Headline Politically-Charged New Yorker Festival

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The 2017 New Yorker Festival comes to venues across the city next month, bringing with it a diverse lineup of “talks” (and a few performances) from cultural and political luminaries like Chelsea Manning, Kumail Nanjiani, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Ava DuVernay.

The annual three-day gathering skews more political than previous festivals, according to New Yorker Editor David Remnick, with the addition of voices like former U.S. attorney for Manhattan turned podcaster Preet Bharara and Senator

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