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An Agenda for the Nation

In 1968, while the United States was entangled in quagmires both at home and overseas, Brookings first published Agenda for the Nation to prepare policymakers for difficult questions facing the country.

With a new edition of the book just out from the Brookings Institution Press and the 2004 presidential campaign getting underway, a panel of experts will gather—on the second anniversary of an event that had a profound effect on Americans’ daily lives and U.S. policy—to examine what lies ahead for the United States. Issues to be discussed include budget and tax policies, the future of military policy and defense budgeting, health care and Medicare reform, security and civil liberties, U.S. foreign policy, and welfare reform.

Panelists at this briefing will answer questions from the audience following their remarks.




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