Walk into a pre-school classroom in America today and Erika Christakis says it’s likely you’ll see some familiar décor: alphabet charts, bar graphs, calendars, and schedules. It’s all part, says the expert in early child education, of a nationwide drive to make sure kids are ready for school at a younger and younger age.
President Clinton is the featured speaker at the opening night of the Democratic Convention. His vice president, Al Gore, now becomes the party’s presidential nominee. Diane and her guests talk about Clinton’s legacy and what it means to Gore and the Democrats in this election year.
- David Maraniss associate editor at the Washington Post and author of numerous books, including "When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi" and "First in His Class: A Biography of Bill Clinton." Recipient of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.
- Dr. Joyce Ladner senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and former professor of sociology at Howard University
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