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Cities without Suburbs

David Rusk, a former mayor of Albuquerque, joins us for a look at his book, “Cities without Suburbs.” Blair Ruble joins the discussion. Christopher Wilson discusses the newly released “The State of the Border Report."

Works in Progress: All the Truth is Out & State of Siege

This week we present two works in progress from former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholars, Matt Bai and Matthew Dallek.

Wilson Forum - Drug Policy: A 21st Century Approach to Reform

A panel of experts, including R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of Drug Control Policy at the White House, discusses reforming current policies combating illegal drugs in the United States and Latin America.

The Way of the Knife

Mark Mazzetti discusses his new book "The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth." Curtis Brainard surveys the landscape of science journalism.

Moynihan’s Moment & North Korean Sabre Rattling

We look back at the legacy of the late great Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan with the help of Gil Troy, author of Moynihan’s Moment: America’s Fight Against Zionism as Racism, and Maura Moynihan, daughter of Daniel Patrick Moynihan.

Wilson Forum - U.S. Ambassadors to Mexico: The Relationship Through Their Eyes

Three former U.S. ambassadors to Mexico sit down with author and journalist Dolia Estévez to discuss her latest book, U.S. Ambassadors to Mexico: The Relationship Through Their Eyes.

Wilson Forum - From Cyber to Immigration, Terrorism to Disasters: Securing America in the Next Administration

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano discusses her department’s plans to protect America in the years ahead from multiple threats including cyber-crime, terrorism, immigration, and natural disasters.

The Swing Vote: The Untapped Power of Independents

Linda Killian, journalist and Wilson Center Senior Scholar

Is Fixing Congressional Procedure a Lost Cause?

Changes in how Congress operates have made it a less open, fair and democratic institution. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton worries that it may now be too late to change, and wonders, "Is Fixing Congressional Procedure a Lost Cause?"

Why Holding the Majority Matters

Many Americans don't realize that on Capitol Hill, your party's status as the majority or minority can affect everything from the rooms you meet in to whether you can offer an amendment to a bill. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton explains what underlies the intense partisanship in Congress.

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