Meet the 2008 Presidential Candidates: Senator Christopher J. Dodd
Join Presidential Candidate Chris Dodd as he discusses his current battle to stop the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) from granting immunity to telecom companies that broke the law and gave away the private information of countless law-abiding Americans.
Only Chris Dodd has made restoring the Constitution and the rule of law a centerpiece in his campaign for the presidency. A five-term Senator from Connecticut and Chair of the Senate Banking Committee, Dodd has spent a lifetime turning Democratic principles into national policies that keep America secure and prosperous- World Affairs Council
Senator Christopher J. Dodd
Former United States Senator Chris Dodd is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc., which serves as the voice and advocate of the U.S. motion picture, home video and television industries around the world.
Appointed in March 2011, Senator Dodd leads the Association’s efforts to represent the interests of one of the most creative and productive industries in America.
Senator Dodd served in the United States Congress representing Connecticut for 36 years – six years in the House of Representatives and thirty years in the U.S.
Markos Kounalakis is a print and network broadcast journalist and author who has covered wars and revolutions, both civil and technological. He worked as the NBC Radio and Mutual News Moscow correspondent and covered the fall of the Soviet Union as well as the war in Afghanistan.
He reported the overthrow of communism for Newsweek in East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Romania, and Bulgaria and the rise of both democratic institutions in Hungary and of ethnic strife in Yugoslavia. He was based in Rome and Vienna and later ran the magazine's Prague satellite bureau for over a year.