The Home Box Office History Makers Series focuses particular attention on the contributions made by a prominent individual at a critical juncture in international relations. Recent speakers in the series include Samuel Berger, James Baker, and Richard Myers.5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Cocktail Reception6:15 – 7:15 p.m. Meeting
Daniel Markey, a former State Department specialist on South Asia for the Policy Planning Council, says relations between Pakistan and the United States have fluctuated widely in recent years. The United States now needs Pakistan badly to help stem the Taliban and al-Qaeda.
On the 35th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s historic trip toChina in February 1972, our panelists will discuss the significance of Nixon's meeting with Chairman Mao Tse-Tung and how it changed U.S. China relations.12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Meeting
Join former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright as she discusses her most recent book, in which she examines the role of religion in U.S. foreign policy and calls for a foreign policy that reveals America's moral and spiritual depth. 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Reception8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Meeting