223Apr 29, 2013
Condoleezza Rice on Global Development and Sustainability
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke at the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) annual summit on international aid. She talked about the importance of global development ...
1,745Feb 19, 2013
Michael Hayden on National Security in the Digital Age
Michael Hayden talked about the impact of digital media on national security and intelligence gathering. Topics included recent cyber attacks made by China’s government, the legality of ...
541Jan 29, 2013
Economic Crisis Role Play
Current and former members of Congress, journalists, and policy experts participated in a role-playing simulation. They responded to hypothetical scenarios related to the global economy, ...
265Jul 17, 2012
U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Tribute Dinner
Former Secretaries of State Madeline Albright and Colin Powell spoke about the U.S. role in world affairs and challenges facing U.S. foreign policy. They spoke about the importance of ...
1,199May 28, 2012
Evolution of the Internet
Technology experts and journalists talked about the history, evolution and future of the internet. They touched on a wide variety of topics including the impact of new technologies and ...
337Sep 9, 2011
Journalists' Coverage of September 11 Attacks
Current and former news anchors for ABC, CBS, CNN, and FOX talked about their coverage of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the decade since. Marvin Kalb moderated.
1,556Aug 16, 2011
Secretaries Clinton and Panetta on U.S. International Issues
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta talked about U.S. international challenges. Topics included the federal budget, future operations in Afghanistan, ...
3,341May 9, 2011
"Vast Wasteland" Retrospective
Julius Genachowski and Newton Minow spoke about the future of the telecommunications industry, their experiences as chairmen at the Federal Communications Commission, and the impact of new ...
1,221Feb 7, 2011
Former White House Press Secretaries
Former White House press secretaries spoke about their experiences and the role of the press secretary. The talked about the challenges of the job, changes in the media landscape over the past ...
980Oct 25, 2010
Political Campaigns and Social Media
Panelists talked about the growth, influence, and use of social media by political campaigns. Among the issues they addressed were the amount of resources campaigns devote to social media, the ...
441Oct 6, 2010
Bob Herbert Remarks on News and Opinion
New York Times columnist Bob Herbert talked about the state of journalism, focusing on the role of cable news and the Internet. He expressed concern that newer media outlets such as ...
1,021Apr 12, 2010
Azar Nafisi on New Media and Social Networking in Iran
Azar Nafisi gave the keynote address at a forum on new media and social networking in Iran. She talked about her experience as a woman writer in Iran, the history of the country, and what a ...
203May 4, 2009
The Partisan Divide
David Plouffe, former campaign manager for President Barack Obama, and Karl Rove, former deputy chief of staff and senior advisor to President George W. Bush, participated in a panel discussion, ...
64Jun 27, 2008
American Education, Panel 2
Moderator Frank Sesno and panelists Erik Hanushek, Clive Belfield and Helen Ladd spoke about the state of the American educational system and preparing students for competition in the global ...
260Feb 20, 2008
Higher Education Costs
Students and college presidents discussed the rapidly rising costs of higher education. The forum was held as a result of a new report released by Public Agenda entitled Squeeze Play. ...
50Oct 8, 2007
Journalists in Disasters
Reporters from New Orleans talked about reporting on Hurricane Katrina while also being victims of the storm. Also discussed were the efforts to maintain public interest in the situation as ...
18Jul 24, 2007
Global Engagement: Republican Perspective
Participants spoke on behalf of Republican presidential election campaigns about the party’s stance on foreign policy issues. Mr. Sesno moderated the panel.
17Jul 24, 2007
Global Engagement: Democratic Perspective
Participants spoke on behalf of Democratic presidential election campaigns about the party’s stance on foreign policy issues. They focused on candidates' foreign policy positions, ...
76May 9, 2007
High School Dropout Rates
Panelists spoke about high school dropout rates, the depiction of the problem as an educational crisis, reasons for the high rates, and possible solutions to the problem. Among the topics they ...
47May 9, 2007
The Federal Role in High School Dropout Rates
Secretary Spellings and Senator Bingaman talked about the federal role in reducing the national high school dropout rate. They also answered questions from the audience. Mr. Sesno ...
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