Preet Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, smiles as he sits on stage with moderator Clifford Chanin. Bharara is holding his left index finger to his face as he listens to Chanin speak. Chanin is holding a clipboard in his left hand and a pen in his right hand. The two men are seated in front of a wall that is lit blue from the stage lights.
Photo by Monika Graff

New York Stories: Preet Bharara

  • December 12, 2019
  • 7 to 8:30 P.M.
  • Auditorium

Preet Bharara reflects on the impact of the 9/11 attacks on law enforcement practices from his unique vantage point as the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York (2009–2017). An advocate for trying 9/11 terrorists in civil courts rather than military commissions, Bharara discusses the challenges of prosecuting terrorism and his role in bringing senior al-Qaeda officials to justice.

Photos

  • Preet Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, gestures with both hands as he speaks with moderator Clifford Chanin. Bharara looks as if he’s explaining something to Chanin, who is looking on with a clipboard and pen in his hands.
  • In this view from the audience, Preet Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, speaks onstage as he gestures with his right hand. Moderator Clifford Chanin sits to Bharara’s left holding a clipboard and putting a pen to his chin. A small white table with two glasses of water on it is between them. The wall behind them is lit blue. The silhouettes of audience members are in the foreground.
  • In this wide-angle view from the audience, Preet Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, and moderator Clifford Chanin sit onstage at the Museum Auditorium during a public program. The silhouettes of audience members are in the foreground. Onstage Bharara is gesturing with his left hand as he speaks to Chanin, who is holding a clipboard.
  • In this close-up view of the Museum Auditorium stage, Preet Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, speaks with moderator Clifford Chanin, who is out of focus and has his back turned to the camera. A wall behind Bharara is lit blue from the stage lights.
Photos by Monika Graff

Videos

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HIGHLIGHT CLIP
FULL PROGRAM

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Through the 9/11 Memorial & Museum Summit on Security, presented by First Data, public programs in 2019 were made possible by Accenture, ADP, AT&T, BlackRock, Deloitte, GNYHA Ventures, Inc., Goldman Sachs, PepsiCo Foundation, and UL LLC.

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