Robin Wright on 'The New Middle East' Award-winning journalist and Middle East expert Robin Wright gave a speech titled "The New Middle East: Building a Culture of Change" during a Westminster Town Hall Forum. Wright's most recent book is "Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East."11:00 a.m.
A little comedy from the candidates Midday broadcasts the remarks of presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain, who dropped the political attacks and highlighted their humorous sides at this year's Alfred E. Smith Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.12:00 p.m.
Steven Smith: Director of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis.