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11/14/12
9:45 a.m.
The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute and the Newseum - Conference
Subject: The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute and the Newseum hold the fourth annual Ideas Forum, bringing together "leading voices from government, business, and media for two days of conversation and debate on the challenges facing the president and Congress, and what lies ahead for the country," November 14-15.
Agenda: 

Highlights:

-- 9:50 a.m.: Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summer; and Al Hunt of Bloomberg News participate in an interview session

-- 10:20 a.m.: Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; and Jonathan Karl of ABC News participate in an interview session

-- 10:50 a.m.: Gov. Jack Markell, D-Del.; Joel Klein, former chancellor of the New York Department of Education; and Michele Norris of NPR participate in an interview session

-- 11:15 a.m.: Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., delivers remarks

-- Noon: White House chef Sam Kass; chef Jose Andres; and Corby Kummer of The Atlantic participate in an interview session

-- 1:45 p.m.: Kevin Madden, senior adviser to former Gov. Mitt Romney, R-Mass.; Jen Psaki, traveling press secretary for the Obama Campaign; and John Dickerson of CBS News participate in an interview session

-- 2:35 p.m.: Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass.; and Andrew Ross Sorkin of the New York Times participate in an interview session

-- 2:55 p.m.: Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.; and Katty Kay of the BBC participate in an interview session

-- 3:15 p.m.: Obama biographers Ron Suskind, David Maraniss and Jonathan Alter; and Walter Isaacson of the Aspen Institute participate in an interview session

-- 3:40 p.m.: Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski; and Walt Mossberg of the Wall Street Journal participate in an interview session

-- 4:20 p.m.: Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates; and David Leonhardt of the New York Times participate in an interview session

-- 5 p.m.: Steve Case, co-founder of America Online; Michel Porter of Harvard Business School; economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin; Robert Kimmitt, former undersecretary of State and deputy Treasury secretary; and The Atlantic's Steve Clemons participate in an interview session

-- 5:20 p.m.: David Drummond of Google delivers remarks

Location: The Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Annenberg Theater, Washington, D.C.
Participants: 
Contact: Natalie Raabe, 202-266-7533; or Jennifer Myers, 202-736-2906, jennifer.myers@aspeninstitute.org [Note: RSVP to Natalie Raabe at nraabe@theatlantic.com for media credentials. A live stream is available at http://www.theatlantic.com/special-report/washington-ideas-forum-2012]
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