A special CNBC town hall event, "WARREN BUFFETT AND BILL GATES: KEEPING AMERICA GREAT," will premiere on Thursday, November 12th at 9pm & 12am ET.

The show repeats on Sunday 11/15 at 10pm ET.

From Columbia Business School in New York City, CNBC brings together two of the most successful men in business -- Bill Gates and Warren Buffett -- for an hour-long question and answer session with students, moderated by Becky Quick. Together, Quick and Columbia's best and brightest minds will probe Gates and Buffett about the economy, America's status as a financial superpower, the future of capitalism, the state of the American Dream, corporate social responsibility and much, much more. Learn the secrets of Gates and Buffett's success, as well as where they stand on today's hottest topics in business news -- and listen as they talk with and guide the next generation of business leaders on the future of Wall Street.

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