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NPR and Wilson Center Present: 'The National Conversation'

Steven Inskeep, Robin Wright, Nathan Brown, Les Campbell, Samer Shehata and Jane Harman (l to r) during a previous NPR/Wilson Center event earlier this year. Wilson Center hide caption

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"Should the U.S. Change, Contain, or Engage Nuclear 'Outliers' — Iran and North Korea?," kicks off The National Conversation, a year-long series of free public events announced today as part of a partnership between NPR and The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Wilson Center Director, President and CEO Jane Harman and NPR President and CEO Gary E. Knell will provide opening remarks at the event.

NPR and The Wilson Center Present:
The National Conversation,
Nuclear Outliers

Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Time: 12 to 1:15 PM (ET)

The Woodrow Wilson Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
6th Floor
Washington, DC 20004-3027

Free Tickets: Reserve Your Seat

This lunch-time discussion will focus on the United States' position on Iran and North Korea with the country's top thinkers on this subject.

Moderated by NPR Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, joining the conversation will be The New York Times Columnist Thomas Friedman and the Wilson Center's International Security Studies Director Robert S. Litwak at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, June 20 at noon. The event is free and open to the public.

In September, The National Conversation will take a look at security issues in a post-9/11 world. Be sure to check the 'This is NPR' event listings for more upcoming dates in this series, each of which will be moderated by an NPR journalist.