This week Dennis Wholey speaks to Dr. Robert Kagan of the Brookings Institution about his new book, The World America Made, which examines the modern world and the formative role America has had in its construction.
This week Dennis Wholey speaks with the Ambassador of Iceland, Gudmundur Árni Stefánsson. Their conversation explores the unique perspectives of the Icelandic people, Iceland’s economic collapse and recovery, as well as their neutrality and focus on equal rights.
This week’s program explores the important lessons that we learned throughout 2012 by visiting a variety of interviews from the past year. Past guests from Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Europe and the United States all explain interesting aspects of their respective cultures and weigh in on the most crucial concerns of the day. Guests include Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan; Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong; Former Ambassador to the United States from Kazakhstan and current Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, Erlan Idrissov; Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski and many more.
International Summit on the Teaching Profession Part II
This week Dennis Wholey travels to the International Summit on the Teaching Profession in New York City to speak with leaders in education from around the world. Guests include Tapio Kosunen, State Secretary of the Ministry of Education from Finland; Ron Thorpe, President and CEO of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards; Cheryl Williams, Executive Director of the Learning First Alliance and Angelo Gavrielatos, Federal President of the Australian Education Union. Conversations explore the significance of the Summit, as well as how various countries approach education and what the world can learn from their success.