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Saving Satellite Phones and Other Success Stories with Dorothy Robyn—The Budget Series

Saving Satellite Phones and Other Success Stories with Dorothy Robyn—The Budget Series

Dorothy Robyn, Henry E. Brady

Date: January 9, 2017 Duration: 28 minutes

Dorothy Robyn (MPP '78, PhD '83), now an independent analyst, shares tales of her time in government overseeing energy and environmental budget issues on military bases, participating in a public/private partnership with Ivanka Trump that converted Washington's Old Post Office Pavilion into a hotel, and preventing a life-saving satellite system from being destroyed, a feat most recently recounted in Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story.

Inside the CBO: Holly Harvey—The Budget Series

Inside the CBO: Holly Harvey—The Budget Series

Holly Harvey, Henry E. Brady

Date: January 9, 2017 Duration: 28 minutes

Holly Harvey's (MPP '86) passion for her work is infectious as she describes how she and her colleagues at the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimate the expense of legislative proposals so that lawmakers will understand just how much their ideas will cost American taxpayers.

Reporting Real News with Garance Burke—In the Arena with Jonathan Stein

Reporting Real News with Garance Burke—In the Arena with Jonathan Stein

Garance Burke, Jonathan Stein

Date: January 5, 2017 Duration: 24 minutes

Garance Burke (MPP '05), an investigative reporter with the Associated Press, recounts her most impactful work of 2016, including coverage of Donald Trump's crude behavior on the set of "The Apprentice" and the abuse of Central American migrant children in California. She also describes the value of using big data in journalism and AP's new partnership with Facebook aimed at debunking fake news.

The Art of Messaging with Anat Shenker-Osorio—In the Arena with Jonathan Stein

The Art of Messaging with Anat Shenker-Osorio—In the Arena with Jonathan Stein

Anat Shenker-Osorio, Jonathan Stein

Date: January 5, 2017 Duration: 29 minutes

Messaging expert Anat Shenker-Osorio (MPP '05), author of Don't Buy It: The Trouble with Talking Nonsense About the Economy, describes how to best influence public opinion with civil rights attorney Jonathan Stein (MPP/JD '13).