April 16, 2010, 9:30am ET - 12:30pm ET
About This Event
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The Center for American Progress Action Fund and the Democratic Leadership Council invite you to a symposium commemorating the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing. This devastating event saw not only the tragedy of domestic terrorism, but in its aftermath, the political leadership in our country come together to heal its wounds.
Opening the symposium will be a keynote speech by former President Bill Clinton who will discuss Oklahoma City and its aftermath.
Following the speech will be a panel discussion of experts who will discuss Oklahoma City, how the country reacted to it, and what lessons we can lean from it today about our political discourse.
President Bill Clinton
For a full transcript of President Clinton's remarks click here.
Michael Reyes, former employee, Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building
Congressman Kendrick Meek, (FL-17)
Congressman Mickey Edwards, former Congressman from Oklahoma
Bradley Buckles, former director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
Jamie Gorelick, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
Mark Potok, Director, Intelligence Project, Southern Poverty Law Center
Michael Waldman, Executive Director, Brennan Center for Justice
Ron Brownstein, National Journal
For a full event transcript click here.
Center for American Progress Action Fund
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