Gene Sperling at Global Education Summit

Gene Sperling talked about the challenges involved with providing education services for children in conflict zones, including the lack of… read more

Gene Sperling talked about the challenges involved with providing education services for children in conflict zones, including the lack of education for girls in Afghanistan. He also compared the struggles in developing countries to a story he heard author Alex Haley tell about his father’s struggle for education.

This was a featured speech during a plenary session of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Education Summit. close

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

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  • Gene B. Sperling Director White House->National Economic Council
  • Christie Vilsack Senior Adviser U.S. Agency for International Development->International Education

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Gene Sperling at Global Education Summit

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Program ID:
314440-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 7, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 20, 2013

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  • Aug 07, 2013 | 5:15pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Aug 08, 2013 | 2:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 2013 | 3:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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