New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand talks policy and her bid for the U.S. presidency.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has served as the junior U.S. senator from New York since 2009. A magna cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College in 1988, Gillibrand went on to receive her law degree from the UCLA School of Law in 1991 and served as a law clerk on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. After working as an attorney in New York City for more than a decade, Senator Gillibrand served as Special Counsel to United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Andrew Cuomo during the Clinton Administration. She then worked as an attorney in Upstate New York before serving as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 2007 to 2009.
On March 17, 2019, Senator Gillibrand declared her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States.
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. is a celebrated advocate and activist on behalf of the environment, conservation and responsible stewardship of the planet through two watchdog groups dedicated to protecting water in New York and worldwide.
Douglas Brinkley’s books explore American history from old times to new, from one end of the country to the other, through profiles of events and people and institutions. His book “The Quiet World: Saving Alaska’s Wilderness Kingdom” was published in 2011.