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News Release

November 8, 2006

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Lisa Trei, News Service: (650) 725-0224, lisatrei@stanford.edu

C-SPAN to air roundtable discussion with Ted Koppel on Thanksgiving

An Oct. 14 public panel discussion, Anxious Times: Seeing Beyond a World of Perpetual Threats, featuring veteran journalist Ted Koppel, President John Hennessy and other leading figures will be broadcast on C-SPAN at 3 p.m. Pacific Time Thursday, Nov. 23. The program will be rebroadcast at 2 a.m. the following day. Audio and video recordings of the event can be downloaded at http://www.stanford.edu/roundtable/webcast/.

The two-hour discussion covered such global concerns as North Korea's nuclear ambitions and the looming threat of a global flu pandemic. Panelists were Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court; George P. Shultz, the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution and former U.S. secretary of state; former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry, the Michael and Barbara Berberian Professor in the Department of Management Science and Engineering and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang; Jean-Pierre Garnier, chief executive officer of GlaxoSmithKline; and Lucy Shapiro, the Virginia and D. K. Ludwig Professor and director of the Beckman Center for Molecular and Genetic Medicine.

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