Archives for April 2017

Former Ambassador Christopher Hill ’74, H’14 Talks North Korea, Beating Belichick at Lacrosse (207)

Click image to watch the interview with Christopher Hill ’74, H’14 (Image: 207/WCSH)

Career diplomat Christopher Hill ’74, H’14 was on campus earlier this week speaking about America’s greatest foreign policy challenges. While he was here, he also sat down with Caroline Cornish, co-host of 207, the nightly newsmagazine of local NBC affiliate WCSH.

In the interview, Hills spoke of the tensions in North Korea, China’s role, and the need to examine what he describes as the space between peace and war. The segment kicks off on a far less serious note: Hill’s recollections of his lacrosse days at Bowdoin — and beating Wesleyan and the man who would go on to become head coach of the New England Patriots. Watch the segment.

11 Facts to Know About the Potential Government Shutdown (Forbes)

Forbes explains the potential for a government shutdown if Congress does not present a funding bill by April 29, 2017. Most likely, Congress will ask for an extension, though ideally it would pass an appropriations bill.

The fiscal year ends September 30, 2017, after which the government will run out of money. Read more in  Forbes.