Presidential Transition and Campaign Promises

Stephen Hess and Terry Edmonds talked about the presidential transition process, focusing on ways in which the new Obama administration… read more

Stephen Hess and Terry Edmonds talked about the presidential transition process, focusing on ways in which the new Obama administration will have to respond to public expectations and develop policy which reflects the promises of the campaign. Among the topics they addressed were challenges specific to the global economy, foreign policy in Iraq and Afghanistan, and relations with Congress. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • J. Terry Edmonds Director (Former) White House->Speechwriting
  • Stephen Hess Senior Fellow Emeritus Brookings Institution->Governance Studies Program
  • Darrell M. West Vice President and Director Brookings Institution->Governance Studies Program
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Program ID:
282295-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 7, 2008
Last Aired:
Nov 9, 2008

Airing Details

  • Nov 07, 2008 | 10:54am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 08, 2008 | 1:40am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 09, 2008 | 5:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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