Hosted at The Watergate, Atlantic Exchanges offer insights and perspectives as told by the leading voices of education, technology, business, policy and culture in conversation with The Atlantic’s editorial talent. For this event, Washington Editor-at-Large Steve Clemons interviewed Jim Shelton about education, the high school dropout crisis and the solutions that are working to keep our nation’s children on track to graduation.
This event was presented in connection with the Washington Ideas Forum.
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Featuring Alan Wolff
and Steve Clemons
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Featuring Graham Allison
and Jeffrey Goldberg
Graham Allison, Director of Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and author of Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?, joined The Atlantic’s Editor in Chief Jeffrey Goldberg to explore the US-China relationship and see how war in East Asia can be avoided.
Beyond Brexit and Trump: The Future of Global Nationalism
The Atlantic's editors will explore the changing landscape of global politics and the effect that Washington, DC has on the rest of the world.
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What is the state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic at home and abroad?
The Constitution in Crisis:
What Would the Founders Say
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