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Atlantic Exchange 2013
Washington, District of Columbia / August 22, 2013
On August 22, The Atlantic hosted a special screening of the documentary film, Our Nixon, followed by a behind-the-scenes discussion with the film's director, Penny Lane, and The Atlantic's Steve Clemons.
On Thursday, August 22, The Atlantic gathered for an Atlantic Exchange featuring Our Nixon director, Penny Lane. The event began with a screening of the documentary, which reveals never before seen footage filmed by Richard Nixon’s closest aids, and followed with a discussion on the film, moderated by The Atlantic’s Steve Clemons.
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On Monday, July 15, The Atlantic convened for an Atlantic Exchange discussion. This installment featured Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel together with Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist in a conversation on the US immigration policy debate and its economic impacts. The Atlantic's Steve Clemons moderated.
This event was in association with the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
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On Friday, June 7, The Atlantic hosted an Atlantic Exchange discussion with Congressman John Dingell on the day he officially became the longest-serving member in the United States Congress. Moderated by The Atlantic's Steve Clemons, the conversation covered Representative Dingell's perspectives on 57 consecutive years on Capitol Hill and his opinions on the Congress of the past as compared to the institution that we know today.
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On Monday, June 3, The Atlantic hosted Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski, who previously served as Defense Minister in his government and previously directed the New Atlantic Initiative at the America Enterprise Institute. Discussion topics included the status of the European project from Poland's perspective, Russian global aspirations, the standoff over Syria, Iran, the future of NATO, and steps that will enhance or hinder Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations, and more.
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View video from a previous Atlantic Exchange discussion with Google's Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen, moderated by The Atlantic's Steve Clemons. On May 17 at The Atlantic's D.C. offices, the Google leaders discussed their new book, The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business.
- Steve Clemons Editor-in-Chief, AtlanticLIVE, and Washington Editor-at-Large The Atlantic
- Jared Cohen Founder and Director Google Ideas
- John Dingell D - Michigan United States House of Representatives
- Rahm Emanuel Mayor City of Chicago
- Penny Lane Director, Our Nixon
- Grover Norquist Founder and President Americans for Tax Reform
- Javier Palomarez President and CEO US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- Eric Schmidt Executive Chairman Google Inc.
- Radoslaw Sikorski Minister of Foreign Affairs Republic of Poland