260Aug 6, 2013
Defense Department Budget Cuts
Defense experts talked about the Pentagon’s review of the ten-year effects of President Obama’s military budget reduction plan along with the sequestration-based cuts as mandated in the ...
719Jan 28, 2013
2012 Presidential Debate Moderators
Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the debates, and the impact the debates had on the 2012 election. Among the issues they addressed ...
124Dec 7, 2012
25th Anniversary of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty
Former Reagan administration officials talked about negotiating a 1987 nuclear missile treaty with the Soviet Union. The Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), led to the destruction of ...
1,535Nov 19, 2012
Ted Koppel on Democracy and the Press
Former ABC News reporter and anchor Ted Koppel talked about the state of network news and the news consumption and the Internet have affeted quality reporting. He was interviewed by Marvin Kalb ...
701Sep 10, 2012
Defense Policy and the 2012 Presidential Election
Participants talked about the differences between President Obama and Mitt Romney in defense department policy and national security. Among the topics they addressed were approaches to economic ...
301Aug 5, 2012
U.S. Foreign Policy
Marvin Kalb of the Brookings Institute talked about the foreign policy of President Obama and Mitt Romney. He discussed Ptheir views on Afghanistan, Middle East uprisings in 2011, Syria, and ...
1,001Jul 25, 2012
U.S. Presidential Election and Foreign Policy
Michelle Flournoy and Rich Williamson, respective Obama and Romney campaign advisers, talked about their candidate’s foreign policy agenda for the next four years. Among other issues they ...
296Aug 7, 2011
Vietnam War and the Presidency
Marvin Kalb and his daughter Deborah Kalb talked about the book they co-authored, Haunting Legacy: Vietnam and the American Presidency from Ford to Obama. The book details the impact of the ...
301Jun 24, 2011
Book Discussion on Haunting Legacy
Marvin and Deborah Kalb looked at how the Vietnam War has affected presidential decisions regarding going to war since 1975. During this event at the National Press Club the co-authors were ...