Hosted at The Watergate, Atlantic Exchanges offer insights and perspectives as told by the leading voices of technology, business, policy and culture, in conversation with The Atlantic’s editorial talent. For this event, Washington Editor-at-large, Steve Clemons interviewed Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) on, among other things, her long-standing commitment to mental health issues. Stabenow's team describes the Excellence in Mental Health Act, enacted in 2014, as "one of the most significant steps forward in community mental health funding in decades."
5:15 p.m. Guest Arrival and Reception
5:45 p.m. Interview Begins
6:45 p.m. Conclusion
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