Listen to this lineup for an August 27 roundtable discussion at Boettcher Concert Hall on the topic of "Combating Global Poverty," as announced by the Denver 2008 Convention Host Committee:
Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State and co-chair of the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor; John Danilovich, CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation; Tom Daschle, former U.S. Senate majority leader and national co-chairman of ONE Vote '08; Hernando de Soto, president of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy and co-chair of the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor; Tim Wirth, former U.S. Senator and CEO of the United Nations Foundation; James Wolfensohn, former president of the World Bank; Nancy Birdsall, president of the Center for Global Development; Obiageli "Oby" Ezekwesili, vice president of the African Region of the World Bank; Donald Payne, U.S. Representative, New Jersey; moderator Gayle Smith, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress -- and, um, Ben Affleck.
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