Streams

Political Projections

« previous episode | next episode »

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

America's standing in the world has become a major campaign issue. Madeleine Albright gives advice to our next president on how the U.S. can regain the world's trust. Also: the first in our new Political Projections film series looks at how Hollywood has portrayed campaigns! And we look into how people learn to live with chronic, severe illness.

Guests:

Madeleine Albright

Life with Chronic Illness

We look into how people learn to live with chronic, severe illnesses. Journalist Richard M. Cohen, who has MS, has followed the lives of five people who have serious conditions like ALS and bipolar disorder; he writes about them in a new book called Strong at the Broken Places: ...

Comments [8]

Madeleine Albright’s Memo to the Next President

America’s standing in the world has become a major issue in the 2008 presidential elections. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright offers her ideas on how the U.S. can regain some trust from the international community. Her new book is Memo to the President Elect.

Event: Madeleine Albright will ...

Comments [10]

Political Projections: Campaigning Goes to Hollywood

For the first in our new Political Projections film series, we look into how Hollywood has portrayed campaigns over the years. We've chosen 4 films to discuss:

"Primary" (1960)

"Tanner ’88" (1988)

"The War Room" (1993)

"Primary Colors" (1998)

Here to talk ...

Comments [8]

The Morning Brief

Enter your email address and we’ll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.

Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.