Haitian Politics and International Aid Efforts

Panelists talked about the current political system in Haiti and the effectiveness of international aid following the January 12, 2010,… read more

Panelists talked about the current political system in Haiti and the effectiveness of international aid following the January 12, 2010, earthquake. Jonathan Katz, the only full-time American news correspondent stationed in Haiti when the 2010 earthquake hit, is the author of the book, The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. The program closed with the launch of a new Web site about Haiti.

“Big Trucks, Pop Star Politicians and Consensus Building: The Politics of Development in Haiti” was a Global Policy Forum held at the Elliott School of International Affairs' Lindner Family Commons. close

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

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  • Robert Maguire Director George Washington University->Latin American and Hemispheric Studies Program
  • Meghan Pierce Research Assistant Institute for Global and International Studies
  • Mark L. Schneider Senior Vice President and Special Adviser Washington
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Haitian Politics and International Aid Efforts

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Program ID:
311759-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 26, 2013
Last Aired:
Apr 2, 2013

Airing Details

  • Mar 26, 2013 | 5:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 29, 2013 | 1:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 01, 2013 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 02, 2013 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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