Pre-Election Political Point-Counterpoint with Donna Brazile and Newt Gingrich, Moderated by Susan Dentzer

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October 29, 2020 12:00 PM PT
1 hour, 20 minutes

Watch influential political strategists Donna Brazile and Newt Gingrich tackle some of the most pressing issues in politics and health care leading up to the 2020 election. Health care policy expert Susan Dentzer serves as moderator.

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Donna Brazile

Donna Brazile is one of the best-known, most influential African-American women in modern American political life. She was named one of the “100 Most Powerful Women in Washington, D.C.,” by Washingtonian Magazine and one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in America” by Essence Magazine. Brazile is a frequent political commentator, the vice chair of voter registration and participation at the Democratic National Committee (DNC), and most recently, serves as a commentator on Fox News, a decision "rooted in the belief that you cannot make progress, let alone reach compromise, without first listening to, and understanding those who disagree with you on critical issues." Veteran Democratic political strategist Brazile is an adjunct professor, author, syndicated columnist, television political commentator, and former interim national chair of the Democratic National Committee, as well as the former chair of the DNC’s Voting Rights Institute.

Newt Gingrich

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is one of the foremost economic, social, political, and security-focused conservative thinkers today. He is well-known as the architect of the “Contract with America” that led the Republican Party to victory in 1994 by capturing a majority in the US House of Representatives for the first time in 40 years. Gingrich was also a Republican candidate for president of the United States in 2012. Today, Gingrich is chairman of Gingrich 360, a full-service American consulting, education, and media production group that connects the past, present, and future to inspire audiences, solve challenges, and develop opportunities. Additionally, Gingrich is a Fox News contributor and the host of the Newt’s World podcast, a new weekly series that offers context to today’s world through stories and conversations. The podcast is distributed by Westwood One. A prolific author, Gingrich has published 36 books including 16 fiction and nonfiction New York Times best-sellers, such as Understanding Trump and Trump’s America: The Truth About Our Nation’s Great Comeback.

Susan Dentzer, Senior Policy Fellow, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy

Susan Dentzer is one of the nation's most respected health and health policy thought-leaders and a frequent speaker and commentator on television and radio, including PBS and NPR, and an author of commentaries in Modern Healthcare, the New England Journal of Medicine, and other prominent publications. Dentzer is a senior policy fellow at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, the Washington, D.C.-based arm of Duke University, where she focuses on health system transformation, biopharmaceutical policy, and other key health policy issues. She’s also the editor and lead author of the book Health Care Without Walls: A Roadmap for Reinventing US Health Care.