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Sara Ramirez, Adam Driver, Rufus Wainwright, and More Set for TED Talks Live

PBS will air the discussions in the coming months.

Adam Driver will participate in a TED Talks discussion called War & Peace on November 3 and 4.
(© David Gordon)

TED, the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, and PBS have announced a series of live TED Talks, to be filmed at Town Hall this November.

The schedule is as follows:

The Education Revolution (November 1 and 2)
Sara Ramirez, the Tony-winning star of Spamalot and Grey's Anatomy, will cohost a conversation about the future of teaching that includes former White House chef Sam Kass, educator Sal Khan, How to Raise an Adult author Julie Lythcott‐Haims, The Future Project CEO Andrew Mangino, Punished: Policing the Lives of Black & Latino Boys author Victor Rios, and Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence educator Dena Simmons.

War & Peace (November 3 and 4)
Girls star, Broadway veteran, and Marine Corps veteran Adam Driver, alongside clinical psychologist Hector Garcia, Restrepo Oscar nominee Sebastian Junger, and ethnographer Simon Sinek, will be on hand to talk about the soldiers who have returned to the United States in the years following the September 11 terrorist attacks.

Science & Wonder (November 5 & 6)
Evolving Ourselves author Juan Enriques and Radiolab research director Latif Nasser will discuss the changing world and the future of our planet.

On hand to perform a the events will be Grammy nominees Rufus Wainwright and Angela McCluskey, as well as musicians Paul Cantelon and John "Scarpper" Sneider, and the Brazilian percussion ensemble Harlem Samba.

Each of the programs will be filmed and broadcast as three one-hour specials to premiere on PBS in 2016.