Bill Gates on Education

Bill Gates talked about the work of the Gates Foundation in higher education. He stressed the importance of education and the need for… read more

Bill Gates talked about the work of the Gates Foundation in higher education. He stressed the importance of education and the need for government funding. He said that the current education system was failing to produce highly-skilled workers and that needed economic reforms would stimulate the economy and help the U.S. stay competitive in global markets. Mr. Gates gave a PowerPoint presentation and then was interviewed by David Leonhardt.

This was part of the fourth annual Washington Ideas Forum.*held by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the Newseum in the Annenberg Theater. close

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

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 19, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 2, 2013

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  • Nov 19, 2012 | 11:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 20, 2012 | 3:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 24, 2012 | 10:49pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 25, 2012 | 2:29am EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Nov 28, 2012 | 5:38pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2013 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
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