Speaker - Jane Harman

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Jane Harman is president, CEO, and director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. She is a former US representative (D-CA). Representing the aerospace center of California during nine terms in Congress, she served on all of the major security committees: six years on Armed Services, eight years on Intelligence, and four years on Homeland Security. She has made numerous congressional fact-finding missions to hot spots around the world, including North Korea, Syria, Libya, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, and Guantánamo Bay, to assess threats against the United States. Harman has received numerous awards, including the Defense Department Medal for Distinguished Service, the CIA’s Agency Seal Medal, and the National Intelligence Distinguished Public Service Medal. Prior to serving in Congress, she was a top aide in the United States Senate, deputy cabinet secretary to President Jimmy Carter, special counsel to the Department of Defense, and in private law practice.

8 Programs

The Future of Global Nuclear Security Policy Summit

03.12.14 | 01:36:31 min | 0 comments

We Agree on Problems; Can We Agree on Solutions?

06.28.11 | 01:12:32 min | 0 comments

The Brian Lehrer Show at Aspen: Teddy, Barack, and John

07.04.08 | 00:57:28 min | 0 comments

Global War on Terror: Is America Fighting the Right War?

07.04.08 | 01:15:56 min | 6 comments

Women and American Politics Roundtable

07.06.07 | 01:09:20 min | 0 comments

Security Consequences of US Oil Dependency

07.04.07 | 01:18:29 min | 0 comments

Nukes: Armageddon or Balance of Power?

07.03.07 | 01:18:30 min | 0 comments

61st Conference at Asilomar Welcome and Keynote

05.04.07 | 01:00:46 min | 0 comments