Former U.S. Senator Gary Hart discusses his new book Under the Eagle's Wing: A National Security Strategy of the United States for 2009.
Gary Hart is currently Wirth Chair Professor at the University of Colorado, distinguished fellow at the New America Foundation, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
A thoughtful treatise, Under the Eagle's Wing makes a compelling plea for our upcoming leaders to embrace a new world order, one in which the U.S. and other nations draw strength from a united approach- Tattered Cover Book Store
Gary Hart is an author, lecturer, teacher, scholar, attorney, and former US Senator from Colorado. A candidate in 1984 for the Democratic Party's nomination for president, during 1970-1972 he managed Senator George McGovern's presidential campaign. He has also served as an appellate attorney in the Justice Department, a special assistant at the Department of the Interior, and senior counsel to the international law firm Coudert Brothers.
He co-chaired the US Commission on National Security/21st Century as well as the Council on Foreign Relations' Task Force on Homeland Security. In the Congress he founded the Military Reform Caucus, served on the Senate select committee to investigate the intelligence agencies, and introduced a collection of environmental measures for energy independence.