866Feb 22, 2013
Modernizing the Military Budget
Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, maintaining national security, and modernizing the military budget. Among the topics they addressed ...
7,639Jan 31, 2013
Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing, Part 1
Former Senator Chuck Hagel testified on his nomination to be secretary of defense. Among the topics he addressed were military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, his opinions and votes on ...
514Dec 4, 2012
Debt and National Security
Former members of Congress and Admiral Mike Mullen talked about national debt and national security. Admiral Mullen called on Congress to avert the so-called fiscal cliff and lay a framework ...
1,251Sep 17, 2012
U.S. Debt and National Security, Defense Department Perspective
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Admiral Mike Mullen and other former national security officials talked about the impact of U.S. debt on national security. Among the topics they ...
474Sep 12, 2012
U.S. Debt and Fiscal Outlook
A bipartisan group of former government officials and members of Congress talked about federal debt and the nation’s long-term fiscal challenges. All of the panelists agreed that ...
1,990Jul 17, 2012
Debt and Deficit Reduction
Members of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a news conference about their Campaign to Fix the Debt initiative. After the news conference ended, former Senator Judd Gregg ...
377Jan 11, 2012
Global Nuclear Materials Security
Officials talked the findings of the Nuclear Material Securities Index, a joint report by the Nuclear Threat Initiative and the Economist Intelligence Unit. The rankings are based on factors ...
216Dec 12, 2011
Nunn-Lugar Arms Control Act Anniversary
On the anniversary of their co-authored arms control legislation, Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) and former Senator Sam Nunn (D-GA) talked about efforts to secure and dismantle weapons of mass ...
245Oct 15, 2010
Fourth Estate Award Dinner
Bob Schieffer was presented the National Press Club’s annual Fourth Estate Award for a lifetime of contributions and distinguished service to American journalism. Participants praised his ...
69Sep 1, 2010
Sam Nunn on Nuclear Weapons
Former Senator Sam Nunn (D-GA) talked about eliminating nuclear weapons. He also talked about his friendships with former Senator Pete Domenici and Kay Bailey Hutchison. He responded to ...
57Oct 16, 2009
Forum on Community Service
A panel of guests talked about community service at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library on the campus of Texas A & M University. This marked the twentieth anniversary of the Points of ...
117Jan 7, 2008
National Bipartisan Forum News Conference
A number of prominent former and current public servants discussed ways of reintroducing bipartisan statesmanship into American political discourse. Former Senator Sam Nunn read the statement ...
79Jun 19, 2003
Russell B. Long Tribute
Senator John Breaux hosted this tribute to the late Senator Long, who died in May at the age of 84. Senator Long represented Louisiana from 1948-1987. He was the Senate Democratic whip from 1965-69 ...
3Apr 10, 2001
Nuclear Threat Initiative
Senator Nunn talked about the nuclear Threat initiative, efforts to strengthen global security, and reducing risks posed by weapons of mass destruction. Following his remarks he answered ...
19Mar 29, 2001
Challenges to National Security
Senator Nunn talked about challenges facing national security officials. Among the topics he addressed were nuclear and biological weapons, nuclear proliferation, terrorism, and threat ...
29Mar 12, 2001
Participants talked with reporters about saving federal dollars for the future through budget policy, tax cuts, and disciplined use of the federal budget surplus. Among the issues they ...
34Jan 8, 2001
Mr. Turner and Senator Nunn announced the formation of the Nuclear Threat Initiative and spoke about efforts to curb nuclear proliferation and ensure greater safety for existing nuclear ...
213Dec 16, 1998
Governor Lawton Chiles Funeral
Friends and relatives honored the life and accomplishments of Governor Chiles at his funeral.
25Jun 24, 1998
Encouraging Civic Participation
Mr. Bennett and former Senator Nunn talked about the importance of civic participation in government and renewal and ways in which to encourage participation amongst citizens. Professor ...
6Mar 25, 1998
Former senator Nunn talked about America’s strength at home and abroad. Senator Nunn was active on the Senate Foreign Relations committee and is an advocate of a strong ...
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