For years President Andrew Jackson was locked in a battle over Indian lands with a Cherokee chief. NPR’s Steve Inskeep on the history of that rivalry, how it led to the "Trail of Tears" and helped set the stage for the Civil War.
A panel talks about the agenda and outcome of President Bush’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday. Likely topics include missile defense and the 1972 Antiballistic Missile Treaty, economic issues, the nature of the U.S.-Russia relationship, and the legacy of the previous administration in Russia.
- Ariel Cohen research fellow at the Heritage Foundation
- Andrew Kuchins director, Russian and Eurasian Program and senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
- Peter Reddaway professor emeritus of political science at George Washington University and author of works on the Soviet dissident movement and Russian politics.
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