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    Infrastructure and Innovation

    Panelists talked about the future of U.S. infrastructure and the importance of innovation. Speakers included Jason Miller, deputy director of the National Economic Council, and Virginia Transportation…

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    The Bridge

    Gay Talese talked about his book The Bridge: The Building of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, in which he recounts the design and construction of New York’s Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Completed in 1964,…

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    Donald Trump's Infrastructure Proposals

    Eugene Mulero discusses President-elect Donald Trump’s infrastructure proposals, as well as the challenges in advancing his proposals and the current state of U.S. infrastructure. A video clip…

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    Donald Trump's Infrastructure Proposals

    Veronique de Rugy, and Aaron Klein analyzed President-elect Donald Trump’s infrastructure proposals, as well as the current state of U.S. infrastructure.

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    Secretary Jeh Johnson on U.S. Infrastructure

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson talked about the transition process his agency was undertaking following the 2016 elections. He also discussed ongoing homeland security concerns, including the threat…

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    Energy Security

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz testified at a hearing on his department’s responsibility to ensure energy security. He discussed the impact of climate change on energy security as well as…

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    The Road Taken

    Henry Petroski talked about his book The Road Taken: The History and future of America’s Infrastructure, in which he provides a history of America’s infrastructure and argues that the…

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    Panel Discussion on Infrastructure

    Panelists talked about infrastructure. Panelists included Edward Humes, author of Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation; Jonathan Waldman, author of Rust: The…

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    After Words with Rosabeth Moss Kanter

    Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter talked about her book Move: Putting America’s Infrastructure Back in the Lead, in which she traces back some 200 years to the efforts of entrepreneurs and…

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    National Governors Association Summer Meeting, Cyber Challenges

    National Governors Association Chair Governor Gary Herbert (R-UT) and Vice Chair Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-VA) led a discussion with business executives on threats to states and consumers and how…

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    Networked Transportation

    Representatives of the auto-making and technology industries and transportation policy regulators testified at a hearing on networked technology, also known as the “internet of things,” in…

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    Transportation of Hazardous Materials

    Marie Therese Dominguez, administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), talked about safety concerns with oil and natural gas pipelines and the…

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    Federal Transportation Infrastructure Funding

    Casey Dinges talked about the federal government’s role in funding state infrastructure projects and an American Society of Civil Engineers analysis suggesting $3 trillion in federal funds…

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    Communicators with Ted Koppel

    Ted Koppel talked about his book, Lights Out: A Cyberattack, a Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath, which examines the possibility of a cyberattack on the U.S. electrical grid. He…

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    Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Affordability and Safety

    Local leaders and utility officials from around the nation testified at a hearing on the federal government’s role in maintaining and improving water and wastewater infrastructure. They…

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    Transportation Security

    Peter Neffenger testified at a hearing on efforts to prevent attacks on transportation infrastructure. He spoke about the complexity of securing the nation’s varied and open subway systems…

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    Homeland Security and U.S. Public Transportation Safety

    Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) talked about homeland security measures to protect the public transportation infrastructure in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium.

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    Building the Golden Gate Bridge

    Harvey Schwartz talked about his book, Building the Golden Gate Bridge: A Workers' Oral History. He showed pictures of the laborers and spoke about their testimonies of harsh weather,…

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    Contaminated Drinking Water

    Amena Saiyid talked about the lead contamination of drinking water in Flint, Michigan and how aging water infrastructure nationwide could lead to other instances of contaminated water.

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    New Orleans Boom and Blackout

    Brian Boyles talked about his book New Orleans Boom and Blackout, in which he recalls New Orleans' push to ready the city for the 2013 Super Bowl and the succeeding power outage at the New…

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