Inside Government - June 19th, 2009

Thursday - 6/18/2009, 1:00pm EDT

Matthew Brooks
President, AFGE Local 527 (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement)

  • The swine flu outbreak at Krome immigration center in Miami, Fla.
  • The challenges in getting protective equipment for employees
Rick Perlstein
Author, "Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America"
  • His thoughts on the conservative movement
  • Pressing issues such as the energy crisis
Gloria Totten
President, Progressive Majority
  • An inside look at running for public office - from campaigning and fundraising to getting re-elected
Dean Baker
Co-director, Center for Economic and Policy Research
  • How the banking crisis impacted the overall economic downturn, and why another stimulus package may be needed