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On the day before his inauguration, Mexican president-elect Vicente Fox is the man of the hour and the subject of the hour. A panel of experts discusses the biggest challenges Mr. Fox will face as leader of Mexico, and the political and cultural significance of his election.
- Riorden Roett Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
- Denise Dresser professor of political science at the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico
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