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.
A panel of political and military experts joins Diane for a discussion of what’s ahead in the new year — from the next stages of the war on terrorism, to the Congressional elections coming up in the fall.
- Maj. Gen. Bill Nash U.S. Army-Retired, senior fellow and director of the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations
- Jessica Mathews president, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
- Norman Ornstein is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
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