Walk into a pre-school classroom in America today and Erika Christakis says it’s likely you’ll see some familiar décor: alphabet charts, bar graphs, calendars, and schedules. It’s all part, says the expert in early child education, of a nationwide drive to make sure kids are ready for school at a younger and younger age.
Earlier this month, the United Nations held a conference on the illicit global trade in small arms – weapons that are small and light enough to be carried and operated by a single person. Diane and her guests talk about the agenda and outcome of the conference in New York City, and about the U.S. position on small arms control.
- Lincoln Bloomfield Asst. Sec. of State for Political-Military Affairs
- Jo Marie Griesgraber director of policy for Oxfam America
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