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The Whole Truth with David Eisenhower

America's Role in the World

The United States of America is the most powerful nation on earth. It is arguably the most powerful nation in history. So, to what purposes should that power be put? What is and should be the right and best role for this country in world affairs? Guests: William Kristol, Director, Defending Democracy Together; editor-at-large, The Bulwark; Dr. Barry Posen, Ford International Professor of Political Science at MIT; Michele Flournoy, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, WestExec Advisors; Former Under Secretary...
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Saturday, July 18 at 1:00 am on 12.1


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THE WHOLE TRUTH is neither a traditional one-on-one interview show nor a conventional round-table program. It's a six-part series that aims to uncover the reality behind today's toughest issues, leaving the partisan noise-making out of the equation. Hosted by David Eisenhower - noted historian and author, professor at the Annenberg School of Communications at the University of Pennsylvania, and grandson and namesake of President Dwight D. Eisenhower - the series tackles some of the weightiest public affairs topics of our time, with a focus that's global and long-term in scope. Eisenhower's approach to political debate is rigorous, intense and insightful. Each half-hour episode features a different panel of guests presenting varying points of view to help viewers understand all sides of the issue. The format of the show is a three-step that includes an introduction to the topic or "the case," cross-examination and oral arguments, and a summary of "the whole truth."