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Live Stream Today's National Conversation at 12:30 PM (ET)

Who's on Stage Today

Steve Inskeep, NPR Morning Edition host

General Keith B. Alexander, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service

U.S. Senator Susan Collins, Maine

Anthony D. Romero, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

This afternoon, NPR Morning Edition Host Steve Inskeep returns as moderator for the National Conversation series, hosting a discussion on the heightened threat cyber attacks pose to national security and how the United States can address these new challenges facing business, industry and government.

You can stream the conversation live, right here on the This is NPR blog beginning at 12:30 PM, and be sure to join the conversation online using the Twitter hashtag #NationalConversation. An archived video of the webcast will be available following the event.

Up Next

This Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 12:30 PM, NPR and the Wilson Center present the next event in the National Conversation series: "China's New Leadership - An Opportunity for the United States?". Details on how to attend, stream and be part of the discussion are available here.

These lunchtime discussions are part of a year-long series of free public events and made possible by a partnership between NPR and The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C.