Southern Illinois University's Paul Simon Public Policy Institute has launched a new series, with virtual lectures featuring prominent speakers from across the country. In its inaugural event, Institute Director John Shaw talked with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Kennedy.
WSIU InFocus: Simon Institute Presents "Understanding Our New World"
WSIU's Amelia Blakely talks with Paul Simon Public Policy Institute director John Shaw about the institute's recommendations to improve congressional town hall meetings in Illinois and across the U.S.
As the summer campaign season heats up for the November elections, the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute released town hall meeting guidelines in effort to encourage open and vigorous dialogue between the public and policy makers.
WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Paul Simon Public Policy Institute Director John Shaw about his new book, "Rising Star, Setting Sun: Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and the Presidential Transition that Changed America."