Nicholas Burns, Former Secretary of State for Political Affairs (2005-'08)
Topic: Both President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney addressed foreign policy topics in separate speeches on Tuesday. The topics ranged from Iran, foreign aid and the role of the United States in foreign policy affairs. Guest will discuss topics stemming from the speeches and foreign policy’s role in Campaign 2012.
Elsie Barnes, Norfolk State University, Professor of Political Science
Topic: Guest, who will be joining aboard the C-SPAN bus during its tour of Virginia, will discuss the role of the Commonwealth as a battleground state in and the role and history of the African-American vote in that state.
Paul Glastris, The Washington Monthly, Editor in Chief
Topic: Paul Glastris, editor in chief at Washington Monthly, will discuss a recent piece in the magazine about whether the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will “succeed in taming [predatory lending], or will the agency be strangled in its crib?”