On March 27, former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger, James Baker III, Warren Christopher, Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell gathered in Athens to discuss current U.S. foreign policy with the goal of providing advice and counsel to the next presidential administration. The session was moderated by Terence Smith, of “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer,” before an audience of more than 2,000. Sponsored by the Dean Rusk Center, in partnership with the Southern Center for International Studies, the two hour roundtable, titled “The Report of the Secretaries of State: Bipartisan Advice to the Next Administration,” has been edited for broadcast on PBS stations across the country.
Kissinger, Henry; Albright, Madeleine; Powell, Colin; Christopher, Warren; and Baker, James, "The Report of the Secretaries of State: Bipartisan Advice to the Next Administration" (2008). Conferences and Symposia to 2010. Paper 48.
Former Secretaries of State Kissinger, Baker, Christopher and Albright to participate in roundtable
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Former Secretaries of State Kissinger, Baker, Christopher and Albright to discuss current foreign policy issues at roundtable
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Powell to join Kissinger, Baker, Christopher and Albright at Secretaries of State roundtable
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Bibliography ‐ 16th Report of the Secretaries of State
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Words of Advice for the Next President, Advocate, Vol. 42, No. 2 (Spring/Summer 2008), pp. 2-7
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