“Diplomatic Efforts-Comcast-NBC Merger-Financial Regulation Bill”

June 10, 2010
Hosted by Squire Patton Boggs

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Episode Description

Join us on Capital Thinking Radio this week as we talk to former White House official Robert Kapla about why foreign sovereign governments should develop a Washington strategy that reaches beyond their traditional diplomatic efforts. The proposed Comcast-NBC Universal Inc. merger made headlines this week with the House Judiciary Committee's contentious field hearing in Los Angeles. Critics compared the cable provider to a plantation at the hearing. A lawmaker hinted that the company tried to buy her support. Liz Rose from Free Press, a nonprofit media reform group, provides insight. Want to undertand the latest on the financial regulation bill? Kirsten Wegner provides an analysis.

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