Keynote address delivered by Aaron Brown, former CNN host, from the 9-11 Plus 5: A Hope Not Hate Summit hosted by Americans for Informed Democracy (AID).
9-11 Plus 5: A Hope Not Hate Summit was a three-day conference in Washington, D.C., that brought young leaders from around the world together to commemorate the fifth anniversary of September 11th and to discuss how to improve U.S.-Islamic world relations over the next five years.
The Summit was co-sponsored by Americans for Informed Democracy and The Saban Center for Middle East Policy at The Brookings Institution.
Aaron Brown served as news anchor of CNN's flagship show, NewsNight, from 2001 to 2005, covering stories from the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to the 2004 presidential elections and the Iraq War. He also hosted "CNN Presents," a documentary series, and was co-anchor during election coverage. Brown has over twenty-six years of experience in journalism. He formerly served as news anchor for ABC's "World News Tonight Saturday" and was a reporter for "World News Tonight" and "Nightline."