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`The Situation`

A panel discussion preceding the showing of `The Situation`, a film about Iraq. Panel includes: - Major General Robert H. Scales, Jr. (Ret.), former commandant of the U.S. Army War College and military analyst for National Public Radio and Fox News Network. - Colonel Lawrence B. Wilkerson (Ret.), Chief of Staff for Secretary of State Colin Powell and former Deputy Executive Officer at the U. S.Army's Forces Command in Atlanta. - Steve Clemons, Executive Vice President of the New America Foundation and publisher of the political blog, "The Washington Note" Introduction by Heather Merrill, Exec. Dir., Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues - David Commins, Dickinson College Prof of History - Douglas Stuart, moderator, Dickinson College Prof of Political Science and international studies - Ashley Teasdale, Student project manager, Clarke Forum Description: Panel Discussion preceding film showing of "The Situation" and following the film, academy award nominated director Philip Haas. (for "Angels and Insects") The film is the first feature-length fictional film set in Iraq. It dramatizes one of the countless human stories that lie behind the headlines of the current war. (Mar 24, 2007 at Dickinson College, The Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues)
Length: 40:17


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