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Hillary Clinton - Sustainability and the American Dream

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/02/13/Secretary_of_State_Hillary_Clintons_Asia_Society_Address U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses the Obama Administration's approach to global environmental sustainability, and rejects the notion that environmentally-conscious policies must negatively impact American lifestyles and economic freedom. "Changing to compact fluorescent bulbs is not the kind of sacrifice that is going to undermind the quality of our life," she jokes. ----- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers her first major foreign policy speech on the eve of her first visit to Asia as a member of the Cabinet. In her first major foreign policy speech, made on the eve of a four-nation tour of Asia, with visits to Japan, South Korea, Indonesia and China, Secretary Clinton said that the U.S. will resume mid-level military-to-military discussions with China. The talks were suspended by Beijing last year after U.S. arms sales to Taiwan. "It is in our interest to work harder to build on areas of common concern and shared opportunities," said Clinton. - Asia Society Hillary Rodham Clinton is the 67th United States Secretary of State, serving in the administration of President Barack Obama. She was a United States Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009. As the wife of Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, she was the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001. She was a leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in the 2008 election.
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