A 1.4-acre plot of land east of downtown Takoma Park has long been eyed for development. While a neighborhood food co-op has sat on part of it for 20 years, a new plan to redevelop the space envisions restaurants, cafes, a parking garage and office space.
President Obama came into office a year ago with a long “to-do” list — health care, jobs, climate change, human rights, Afghanistan and Iraq. But scratching off these items has proven to be an epic challenge. Broadcast veteran Marvin Kalb joins us to explore where Obama has made progress in his first year in office and where he may need to make a few New Year’s resolutions for 2010.
- Marvin Kalb Edward R. Murrow Professor Emeritus, The Kennedy School of Government and The Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, Harvard University
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