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October 15, 2007

United States
The Legacy of Sputnik

Watch Matthew Brzezinski, an author and former Wall Street Journal Moscow correspondent, and Roger D. Lanius, a space historian at the Smithsonian Institute, discuss the legacy of Sputnik fifty years…

October 15, 2007

Technology and Innovation
The Legacy of Sputnik

The panelists will discuss the October 4, 1957 launching of the Soviet satellite, Sputnik, its impact on the Cold War, and its role in propelling the Information Age.

April 21, 2009

Afghanistan
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and U.S. National Security Symposium: Panel I: The Current State of Play

Watch experts describe the current state of play in Afghanistan and Pakistan and how developments on the ground are affecting decision makers in the United States. This discussion was part of the Co…

January 20, 2010

Global
Open Labs, Open Minds: Breaking Down the Barriers to Innovation and Access to Medicines in the Developing World

Watch GlaxoSmithKline CEO Andrew Witty discuss steps GSK is taking to address neglected tropical diseases and to ensure access to vaccines in the developing world. This session was part of the Corpo…

January 20, 2010

Global
Open Labs, Open Minds: Breaking Down the Barriers to Innovation and Access to Medicines in the Developing World

VIJAY VAITHEESWARAN: Ladies and gentlemen, if we can please take our seats. Thank you very much. My name is Vijay Vaitheeswaran, of The Economist. It's my great pleasure this morning to welcome you…

January 20, 2010

Global
Open Minds, Open Labs: Breaking Down the Barriers to Innovation and Access to Medicines in the Developing World

This meeting is part of the CEO speaker series. This series provides a forum for leading global CEOs to share their priorities and insights before a high-level audience of CFR members. The series aim…

June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Nicky Oppenheimer, chairman of De Beers, discusses business challenges and opportunities in Africa, as well as the importance of diversifying Africa's economic base and sustainable development. This…

June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Africa today remains a hotspot for potential investors, despite persistent political and economic instability in a number of areas. Demand for commodities, a rising consumer class, and infrastructure…

June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Join Nicky Oppenheimer as he discusses some of the lessons and opportunities for Africa that have arisen from the global economic crisis, including how business contributes to sustainable developme…

June 14, 2011

Congresses and Parliaments
HBO History Makers with Chuck Hagel

Senator Chuck Hagel discusses his experiences in the army and the U.S. Senate, and gives his opinion about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. This meeting is part of the HBO History Makers series.