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About Dan Glickman
Dan Glickman is the Executive Director of the Aspen Institute Congressional Program. The program provides lawmakers with a stronger grasp of critical public policy issues by convening high-level conferences and breakfast meetings in which legislators are brought together with internationally-recognized academics, experts and leaders to study the issues and explore various policy alternatives.
He served as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from March 1995 until January 2001, during which time the Department administered farm and conservation programs; modernized food safety regulations; forged international trade agreements to expand U.S. markets; and improved its commitment to fairness and equality in civil rights.
Before his appointment as Secretary of Agriculture, Glickman served for 18 years in the U.S. House of Representatives representing the 4th Congressional District of Kansas, and was a member of the House Agriculture and Judiciary committees, as well as chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
Glickman is also a Senior Fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, D.C., which develops and promotes bipartisan solutions to the country’s problems and to promote civility in government. He served as Chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) from 2004 until 2010.
Prior to joining the MPAA, he was the Director of the Institute of Politics at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government (2002-2004). Glickman is also on the board of directors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange; Communities in Schools; Food Research and Action Center, a domestic anti-hunger organization; National 4-H Council; and the Center for U.S. Global Engagement, and is involved in a number of other organizations, as well.
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Senior fellow at Bipartisan Policy Center, Dan Glickman, says political parties need to work together