Monday, March 1, 2010

The Big Picture

3/2 - 10:00am, 253 Russell Senate Office Bldg. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Full committee hearing on “Toyota's Recalls and Government's Response.” Witnesses: Hon. Raymond LaHood, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation; Hon. David Strickland, Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; Shinichi Sasaki, Executive Vice President, Toyota Motor Corporation; Yoshimi Inaba, President and Chief Executive Officer, Toyota Motor North America; Clarence Ditlow, Executive Director, Center for Auto Safety.

3/2 - 10:00am, 226 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. Senate Judiciary Committee Human Rights and Law Subcommittee hearing on "Global Internet Freedom and the Rule of Law, Part II." Witnesses: Michael H. Posner, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U.S. Department of State; Daniel J. Weitzner, Associate Administrator for the Office of Policy Analysis and Development, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce; Nicole Wong, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Google; Louis Riley, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, McAfee; Rebecca MacKinnon, Visiting Fellow at the Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University.

3/3 - 2:30pm, 2172 Rayburn House Office Bldg. House Foreign Affairs Committee Asia, the Pacific and the Global Environment Subcommittee hearing on "Regional Overview of East Asia and the Pacific." Witness: Hon. Kurt M. Campbell, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

3/4 - 2:00pm, 2172 Rayburn House Office Bldg. House Foreign Affairs Committee International Organizations, Human Rights and Oversight Subcommittee hearing on "Restoring America's Reputation in the World: Why it Matters." Witnesses: Andrew Kohut, President, Pew Research Center; Joseph Nye, Ph.D., University Distinguished Service Professor, Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; J. Michael Waller, Ph.D., Vice President for Information Operations, Center for Security Policy.

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