Book Discussion on Difficult Transitions

Kurt Campbell and James Steinberg talked about their book Difficult Transitions: Foreign Policy Troubles at the Outset of Presidential… read more

Kurt Campbell and James Steinberg talked about their book Difficult Transitions: Foreign Policy Troubles at the Outset of Presidential Power (Brookings Institution Press; November 1, 2008). In the book the authors show how factors such as campaign promises, personnel issues, and a president’s developing relationship with Congress all present serious challenges to early establishment of effective foreign policy.

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright made opening remarks. close

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Book Discussion on Difficult Transitions

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282390-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 13, 2008
Last Aired:
Nov 18, 2008

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  • Nov 13, 2008 | 6:34pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 17, 2008 | 10:47pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 18, 2008 | 2:20am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 18, 2008 | 12:42pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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