Guest Host: Jen Golbeck

President Barack Obama speaking at a town hall meeting in Portsmouth, N.H. in 2009.

President Barack Obama speaking at a town hall meeting in Portsmouth, N.H. in 2009.

Fifty-two years ago, President Kennedy gave a pivotal speech at American University’s commencement. He called for an agreement with the Soviet Union on nuclear testing — even though the two Cold War rivals couldn’t agree on much else. Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb covered that speech. He joins us to explore the parallels with President Obama’s speech on the same campus promoting a new nuclear deal — this time with Iran.

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  • Marvin Kalb Senior Adviser to the Pulitzer Center; Edward R. Murrow Professor Emeritus, The Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Former CBS Moscow Correspondent and former host of Meet The Press; His 14th book, "Imperial Gamble: Putin, Ukraine, and the New Cold War," comes out in September

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