Susan Rice began her service in the public sector in 1993. In the Clinton administration, she was a foreign policy analyst on the National Security Council and assistant secretary of state for African affairs. Under President Barack Obama, she served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and national security advisor. She is currently a distinguished visiting research fellow at the School of International Service at American University, a non-resident senior fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times.
Rice received a master’s degree and doctorate in international relations from Oxford University where she was a Rhodes Scholar and her bachelor’s degree from Stanford University.
She recently released a memoir, Tough Love, that provides an insider’s look at the White House, foreign affairs and balancing work with motherhood.
Wednesday, November 20 at 3:45 p.m.
Austin PBS Studio 6A (map)
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We hope you’ll be there as Overheard with Evan Smith continues its tenth season of interviews featuring engaging conversations with fascinating people. The show airs on PBS stations nationally and presents a wide range of thoughtmakers and tastemakers from the fields of politics, journalism, business, arts, sports and more. Please join us and be part of the studio audience at this taping with Susan Rice. And don’t forget you can watch past episodes anytime at klru.org/overheard.