Reactions to the nomination of Harriet Miers as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court followed by a discussion on the fifteenth anniversary of German reunification and its challenges.

Guests

  • Bruce Fein former associate deputy attorney general, Republican counsel during the Iran-contra hearings, and founding partner with the Lichfield Group
  • Jeffrey Rosen professor of law at the George Washington University and legal affairs editor of "The New Republic." He's the author of "The Supreme Court," "The Most Democratic Branch," "The Naked Crowd," and "The Unwanted Gaze."
  • Stuart Taylor senior writer with National Journal magazine, contributing editor at Newsweek, and coauthor with KC Johnson of "Until Proven Innocent: Political Correctness and the Shameful Injustices of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case" (Thomas Dunne Books)
  • Michael Borchard Konrad Adenauer Foundation
  • Peter Gottwald deputy chief of mission, German Embassy in Washington, D.C
  • Jackson Janes executive director, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Johns Hopkins University

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