Government Shutdown

Description

Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Speakers:
Linda Bilmes
David King
Joe Klein
Maralee Schwartz
 

Harvard Kennedy School Public Policy Lecturers Linda Bilmes and David King, and Time Magazine political columnist Joe Klein engaged in a panel conversation moderated by Maralee Schwartz, former Washington Post national political editor, about the implications of the 2013 Government Shutdown. They discussed topics ranging from American misperceptions of the Affordable Care Act and the disappearing sense of citizenship to Congress's role in determining the budget and appropriations.