Join us for our annual conversation about the best summer books for kids and young adults.
Recent surveys suggest America is seriously falling behind in the global broadband race. Policy makers at the federal and local levels are trying to improve high-speed Internet access across the United States. We discuss the effectiveness of these efforts and examine whether the state of broadband in America is as poor as some suggest.
- Gigi B. Sohn President and Founder, Public Knowledge
- Robert Atkinson President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
- Scott Wallsten Vice President for Research, Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute; Senior Fellow, Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
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