Across the Aisle | A bipartisan conversation on the Opioid Epidemic
The Across the Aisle series brings together government leaders from different political parties who are collaborating on a common cause
Join Governor Charlie Baker (R-MA), Senator Ed Markey (D-MA), MA Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders, and Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian in a discussion of the opioid epidemic. This was moderated by WBZ-TV News' Political Analyst Jon Keller.
Recorded: October 26, 2015 at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate
Presidential inaugural poet Richard Blanco will visit the Institute for a discussion on the themes he explores in his recent poetry collection, How to Love a Country, and how Americans can find common ground through shared experiences and ideals.
Join the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the premiere of The Citizen’s Senate, a new educational program that highlights key moments in American history when citizens have compelled the U.S. Senate to act. The first installment will examine the struggles and ultimate success of the final decade of the suffrage movement.
Experts will discuss how our nation’s founders grappled with many of the same political issues that our country faces today, including political polarization and approaches to health care, and how we can learn by reflecting on our past.