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Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke Discusses the Economy With Sam Donaldson at Wilson Center Board, Council Dinner

Jun 10, 2010
Following a day of engaging meetings, the Wilson Center's Board and Council attended a dinner featuring Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, interviewed by ABC News veteran Sam Donaldson. Bernanke says unemployment likely will remain high for some time, but economic recovery is underway.

Accelerating Action Against Child Labor

Jun 08, 2010
In 2006, the International Labor Organization laid out a Global Action Plan designed to eliminate the worst forms of child labor by 2016. Four years later, the report shows mixed results. On May 25, the Africa Program hosted a roundtable event to discuss the latest report and to outline the work that lies ahead.

Legitimizing the Illegitimate? Burma's Political Dilemmas

Jun 08, 2010
This year's elections in Burma will effect little political change despite mounting international and domestic pressure on the nation's ruling junta, four experts concluded at a May 25 event hosted by the Asia Program. They also agreed that discussions on Burma should not be dominated by Aung San Suu Kyi and her party, the now-disbanded National League for Democracy.

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