In Depth Show Blog - April 26

Friday - 4/26/2013, 8:24pm EDT

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Today's guests:

Federal News Countdown
Fridays at 3 p.m.

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Dan Mintz, principal at ESEM Consulting, and Ron Sanders, vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, count down the top federal news stories of the week.

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Melissa Starinsky
Chancellor
Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy

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Every agency in government needs a larger and stronger acquisition workforce. The Veterans Administration Acquisition Academy is working on getting more acquisition professionals into government faster. Melissa Starinsky, chancellor of VA's Acquisition Academy, joins In Depth to discuss how the academy prepares federal acquisition professionals for a future of tight budgets.

Tim McManus
Vice President for Education and Outreach
Partnership for Public Service

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The annual celebration of the work you and your colleagues do for our country is coming: Public Service Recognition Week. And given what most citizens think of government right now, the timing couldn't be better. Tim McManus, vice president of education and outreach, joins In Depth to discuss the changing public perception of federal employees.

Anthony Clark

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The George W. Bush presidential library is officially open. But what you don't see and can't read may speak volumes about the library system the National Archives and Records Administration runs. Anthony Clark, a former speechwriter, legislative director and professional staff member in the House of Representatives, is writing a book about Presidential libraries.


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