Joel Klein served as the chancellor of the New York City Department of Education for eight years. In a new book called "Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools," he recounts his experience as head of the nation's largest school district and explains his vision for how to solve the problems plaguing our education system.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
America’s leaders wants to ensure the security of U.S. citizens by deploying a high-tech missile defense system, but Russia, China, and many of our European allies say the plan is profoundly misguided. Guest host Steve Roberts moderates a panel discussion about the potential costs of missile defense to U.S foreign policy efforts and how these costs could be reduced or avoided.
- Robert Zoellick former Undersecretary of State
- Thomas Graham president of the Lawyers' Alliance for World Security
- Michael Krepon founding president of the Henry L. Stimson Center, Diplomat Scholar at the University of Virginia, and author of "Better Safe than Sorry: The Ironies of Living with the Bomb." (Stanford University Press, 2009)
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