Congressional Influence on U.S. Foreign Policy

Public policy experts discussed the role of Congress in developing foreign strategy. Former Senator John Sununu talked about the… read more

Public policy experts discussed the role of Congress in developing foreign strategy. Former Senator John Sununu talked about the “central tension” between Congress and the White House on foreign policy issues, as well as the cultural and political biases members brought with them to office, and how these biases impacted the foreign policy decision-making process. Panelists also talked about the Constitution and the policy-making process in Congress. close

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

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  • Gail Russell Chaddock Senior Correspondent Christian Science Monitor->Congress
  • Jane Harman President and CEO Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars
  • Frances E. Lee Professor University of Maryland, College Park->Department of Government and Politics
  • James Lindsay Senior Vice President Council on Foreign Relations
  • David McKean Scholar Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars->Public Policy
  • John E. Sununu U.S. Senator (Former) [R] New Hampshire
  • Donald Wolfensberger Director Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars->Congress Project
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Congressional Influence on U.S. Foreign Policy

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Program ID:
302106-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 17, 2011
Last Aired:
Oct 22, 2011

Airing Details

  • Oct 17, 2011 | 4:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 17, 2011 | 9:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 18, 2011 | 1:48am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 20, 2011 | 7:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 22, 2011 | 1:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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