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Oct. 2, 2017
Jeff Greenfield

Jeff Greenfield is an award-winning television journalist and author focusing on politics, media, and culture. He served as a senior political correspondent for CBS News from May 2007 to April 2011. He also contributed to the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, The Early Show, CBS News Sunday Morning, and other CBS News broadcasts, as well as CBSNews.com.  Prior to his return to CBS, Greenfield had been a senior analyst for CNN since 1998 and prior to this a political and media analyst for ABC News (1983-1997), appearing primarily on Nightline and delivering weekly commentaries for World News Sunday.

A native of New York City, Greenfield graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin, where he was editor-in-chief of The Daily Cardinal. He graduated with honors from the Yale Law School, where he was a Note and Comment Editor of the Yale Law Journal. Following law school, Greenfield worked as a speechwriter for Robert F. Kennedy, both in his Senate office and in the 1968 Presidential campaign. He then worked as chief speechwriter for New York Mayor John Lindsay. Greenfield also spent seven years working with political consultant David Garth.

A prolific author, Greenfield's work has appeared in many publications, including The New York Times Magazine, Harper's and National Lampoon. He is also the author or co-author of 13 books. His first novel, “The People's Choice” (1995), was a national bestseller and was named by The New York Times Book Review as one of the notable books of the year. “Then Everything Changed: Stunning Alternate Histories of American Politics”, one of Greenfield's most recent books, became a national bestseller and was a finalist for the 2011 Sidewise Award for Alternate History, Long Form. His latest book, “If Kennedy Lived”, has been optioned for development as a mini-series.

 

Oct. 24, 2017
2017 CHINA Town Hall with:

Ambassador Susan E. Rice

The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is pleased to announce that Ambassador Susan E. Rice will be the national webcast speaker for our eleventh annual CHINA Town Hall, to be held on October 24, 2017. In addition to her foreign policy experience as national security advisor (2013-2017) and U.S. permanent representative to the UN (2009-2013), Ambassador Rice also served as U.S. assistant secretary of state for African Affairs and senior director for African Affairs at the National Security Council. Her decades of public service and critical role in developing and executing the Obama administration's policies towards China make her perspective on the relationship especially relevant as we navigate this uncertain time in the bilateral relationship. 

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