Anxious Times: Seeing Beyond A World Of Perpetual Threats


Anxious Times: Seeing Beyond A World Of Perpetual Threats


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Stanford University President John Hennessy, veteran journalist Ted Koppel, and a panel of leading figures in world affairs, health, technology, and industry join an audience of more than 4,000 people in Maples Pavilion for the Roundtable at Stanford University. The wide-ranging discussion, entitled "Anxious Times: Seeing Beyond a World of Perpetual Threats," covered such global concerns as North Korea's nuclear ambitions, the looming threat of a global flu pandemic, threats to civil liberties, and the role of the Internet in our changing world. Roundtable panelists: John Hennessy (President, Stanford University), Ted Koppel, Jean-Pierre Garnier (CEO, GlaxoSmithKline), Anthony Kennedy (US Supreme Court), William Perry (former US Secretary of Defense), Lucy Shapiro (Stanford School of Medicine), George Shultz (former US Secretary of State), and Jerry Yang (CEO, Yahoo!). Recorded on October 14, 2006 at Stanford University. The Roundtable at Stanford: http://www.stanford.edu/roundtable/ Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies: http://fsi.stanford.edu/ Stanford University channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford


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