Chattering classes

American Experiment finds substantial audience for original online policy discussions.

As COVID-19 shut down American Experiment’s typical menu of live events this spring, the Center launched a series of “Master Class” online events featuring presentations from its policy experts and other special guests. So far, 4,489 people either watched the live events or watched recorded versions of the events available on

The Master Class concept was originally intended as a five-week series of lunch-hour Zoom webinars, moderated by John Hinderaker, president of American Experiment.