Miller Center Forums
A broadcast version of the popular nonpartisan weekly lecture series that connects public officials, scholars, and journalists with students and well-informed lay audiences to discuss the critical issues of the day.
Miller Center Forums Previous Broadcasts
Marcus Brauchli and Chris Cillizza - The Long Battle Ahead: The 2012 Presidential Election and How The Washington Post W (Episode #1506)
KQED World: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
Marcus Brauchli, Washington Post executive editor, oversees print and digital news operations. Previously, he had served as managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, overseeing its print and online news operations, both in the US and internationally. Chris Cillizza writes "The Fix," a politics blog for The Washington Post. He also covers the White House for the newspaper and web site. Cillizza has appeared as a guest on NBC, CBS, ABC, MSNBC, Fox News Channel, and CNN.
Susan Glasser - Looking Toward The 2012 Election (Episode #1505)
KQED World: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
Susan Glasser is editor in chief of Foreign Policy, the magazine of global politics, economics, and ideas. A longtime foreign correspondent and editor for the Washington Post, Glasser joined Foreign Policy in 2008 and has been spearheading the magazine's ambitious expansion in print and online at ForeignPolicy.com. During her tenure, the magazine has won numerous awards for its innovative coverage, including two National Magazine Awards, and was recently selected as a finalist for "magazine of the year" by the American Society of Magazine Editors.
Eric M. Patashnik - What the American Public Thinks About the Obama Administration's Push for Evidence-Based Medicine (Episode #1504)
KQED World: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
The Peyton and Janet Weary Forum on Health Care - Eric M. Patashnik is a politics and public policy professor at the University of Virginia. His research examines American national policymaking, health care, budgeting, and entitlement programs.
Timothy Naftali - Watergate in Nixonland: The Challenge of Presenting Public History in a Presidential Library (Episode #1503)
KQED World: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
Timothy Naftali, a senior research fellow at the New America Foundation, studies leaders, power, and international affairs. He is the author or co-author of four books, including "'One Hell of a Gamble': Khrushchev, Castro and Kennedy, 1958-1964," "Blind Spot: The Secret History of American Counterterrorism," and "George H. W. Bush. " From 1998 to 2006, Naftali led the Presidential Recordings Program at the Miller Center. During this period, he also served as a consultant to the Nazi War Crimes Interagency Working Group and the 9/11 Commission. Joining the National Archives in 2006, he became the first director of the federal Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. Naftali left the library in 2011 to write a study of the Kennedy presidency, scheduled to be published in 2013. Naftali, who has appeared on NPR, MSNBC, FOX News, CNN, the History Channel and C-SPAN, has written for The New York Times, Slate, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Huffington Post.
Josiah ("Si") Bunting III - Classical Lessons of Leadership: The Case for National Public Service (Episode #1502)
KQED World: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
Josiah ("Si") Bunting III is president of The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation. He is a 1963 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and studied military history at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and at Columbia University as a John Burgess Fellow. Following active duty in the army, where he attained the rank of Major while serving in Vietnam, he taught history at West Point. Bunting has served as president of Briarcliff College, president of Hampden-Sydney College, headmaster of The Lawrenceville School, and Superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute, where he was responsible for the enrollment of VMI's first female cadets. Bunting is a member of the UNESCO Commission and of the National Council of the National Endowment for the Humanities. He has written four novels and is working on a biography of George C. Marshall. Bunting's talk will focus on the importance of public service.
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