The Arab Spring one year later Former US Ambassador Barbara Bodine joins Midday to discuss the one year anniversary of the Arab Spring. A Tunisian street vendor set himself on fire on Dec. 17, 2010, setting off a series of demonstrations that toppled governments across the Arab world.11:00 a.m.
Barbara Bodine: Diplomat in Residence and Lecturer, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, Princeton University. Board of Directors, American Academy of Diplomacy. Thirty years in the US foreign service. Former US Ambassador to Yemen, Deputy Principal Officer in Baghdad, Iraq, Deputy Chief of Mission in Kuwait, State Department Associate Coordinator of Counterterrorism Operations.
The real Steve Jobs Author Walter Isaacson discusses his recent biography of Apple founder Steve Jobs at the Commonwealth Club of California. He describes what he learned about the legendary entrepreneur from the more than forty interviews he conducted with Jobs for the book.12:00 p.m.