723May 22, 2012
Role of Government in Energy Innovation
Witnesses testified on the role of government in energy innovation. They warned of major setbacks in the development of alternative energy in the coming years as federal funding runs out for ...
7,112May 12, 2010
Future of Human Space Flight, Apollo Astronauts
Witnesses talked about the future of human space flight in relation to President Obama’s recent announcement of a new direction for NASA. Former Apollo astronauts criticized the plan as a ...
677Apr 15, 2010
Presidential Remarks on Human Space Flight
President Obama spoke about the future of the U.S. space program. In his remarks he explained his decision to eliminate plans for a new manned moon mission, and called for a restructuring of ...
323Mar 19, 2010
Partisanship and Governance in Washington
Panelists talked about challenges to U.S. fiscal and economic health and identified ways to overcome a “broken” Washington. Among the topics they addressed were the state of the ...
222Mar 19, 2010
Strategic Planning, Investment, and Partisanship
Panelists talked about bipartisanship for the purposes of strategic planning and investing in the future. Topics included national security, education, and energy issues. Following their ...
265Sep 16, 2009
NASA Human Space Flight
The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Science and Space held a hearing on NASA’s human space flight plans. Norman Augustine, Chair of the Review of U.S. Human ...
34Jun 17, 2009
Update on Space Shuttle Flight Plans
The NASA Human Space Flight Review Committee is charged with formulating plans for future U.S. space missions. Norman Augustine talked about the first meeting of the Committee. He talked ...
117Mar 27, 2009
The Future of America
A press conference was held for the release of the report Saving America’s Future: A Challenge to the American People, the first report from the Strengthening America’s Future ...
778Jan 7, 2009
Economic Recovery Plan
The House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee held a forum on the economic outlook and the components of an economic recovery plan to spur job creation and create long-term ...
55Feb 1, 2008
Character and Leadership Dilemmas
The second conference of The National Consortium convened
convening teachers, administrators, academics, and professional leaders
for two days of discussions on the nature of, and best ...
26Oct 18, 2005
Former Lockheed Martin chairman and chief executive officer Augustine talked about the Committee on Prospering in the Global Economy of the 21st Century, a panel of experts convened by the National ...
83Mar 31, 2004
Homeland Security Issues
The Homeland Security Advisory Council held their quarterly meeting. The group provides advice to Secretary Ridge. A number of issues were addressed, including information sharing, ...
24Mar 29, 2004
Defense Industry Issues
Mr. Augustine talked about science research. He said that such research had been badly neglected in the United States in recent years, and that this neglect was partly responsible for some ...
71Dec 18, 2003
Future of Space Flight Programs
Currrent and former NASA officials talked about the future of manned space flight and space exploration programs. Among the topics they addressed were the types of missions to be conducted, ...
52Jun 30, 2003
Advisory Council First Meeting
At the inaugural meeting of the Homeland Security Advisory Council, chaired by Secretary Ridge, he swore in the other members, and then spoke about the Department of Homeland Security and its ...
83May 1, 2001
V-22 Osprey Program
Witnesses testified about the safety of the V-22 Osprey program. At issue were several recent crashes by the aircraft, future spending commitments, and reliability. Officials said that a ...
56Feb 9, 2000
Book Discussion on Shakespeare in Charge
Mr. Adelman and Mr. Augustine talked about their book Shakespeare in Charge: The Bard’s Guide to Leading and Succeeding on the Business Stage, published by Hyperion. The ...
29Oct 5, 1999
National Security in the 21st Century
Witnesses testified about future national security threats to the U.S. and about strategies to confront the threats. Among the issues they discussed were the threats posed by terrorist groups, ...
22Jan 4, 1999
Red Cross President Resignation
Mrs. Dole announced her retirement as president of the American Red Cross noting the gains made over the last several years. She said that the Red Cross was more fiscally sound than it had ...
34Dec 4, 1997
Book Discussion on Augustine's Travels
Mr. Augustine talked about his book, Augustine’s Travels: A World-Class Leader Looks at Life, Business, and What It Takes to Succeed at Both. It is a collection of his experiences ...
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