U.S. Foreign Aid After September 11th


Guests:

John Taylor
*Under Secretary for International Affairs, United States Department of the Treasury

Mary McClymont
*President and Chief Executive Officer of InterAction (an umbrella group of development organizations)

John Cavanaugh
*Director, Institute for Policy Studies
*Co-author of 10 books on the global economy, including most recently, A Field Guide to the Global Economy (New Press, 2000)

Adam Lerrick
*Director, Henry J. Gailliot Center for the Study of Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)
(51:40)

Ender: (3:30)(tlk about Broadway since September 11th)

Jedd Bernstein
*President, League of American Theaters and Producers

The Bush Administration has proposed a big increase in US aid to foreign countries with a few strings attached. Recipient countries must show an effort to stamp out corruption and reform their economies. It's part of a broader campaign in the war on terrorism to fight poverty. Poverty, terrorism and foreign aid. Join Neal Conan on Talk of the Nation from NPR News.

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