- What is the U.S. Senate delivering for the people?
Congressional expert Stephen Smith takes note of Senator Al Franken's first year in office, and discusses what Congress is likely to accomplish after the Independence Day recess ends Monday.11:00 a.m.
Steven Smith: Political science professor and director of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis.
- Will the financial crisis spell America's decline?
Niall Ferguson, Mort Zuckerman and Tom Friedman discuss the impact of the financial crisis on America's future, at the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival.12:00 p.m.
Niall Ferguson: History and business professor at Harvard University. Author, "The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World." Contributing editor, the Financial Times.
Mort Zuckerman: Chairman and editor-in-chief, US News and World Report. Publisher, New York Daily News. Founder & Chairman of one of the nation's largest real estate companies, Boston Properties.
David Gergen: Panel moderator. Director of the Center for Public Leadership, Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. Served as an advisor to four US presidents.
Thomas Friedman: Foreign affairs columnist, New York Times. Winner of three Pulitzer Prizes. Author of "Hot, Flat and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How it Can Renew America."
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