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FACTSHEET: James K. Glassman

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AEI Senior Fellow and Editor-In-Chief, The American
Recent work at AEI has been dedicated to the intersection of policy, finance and technology. An April 25, 2007 White House media release noted President Bush's nomination of Glassman to chair the Broadcasting Board of Governors, which oversees the Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, Radio Free Asia, the Middle East Broadcasting Networks and the Cuba broadcasting operation. Glassman will serve "for the remainder of a three-year term expiring 8/13/07 and an additional three-year term expiring 8/13/10." (White House Personnel Announcement, 4/25/07) http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2007/04/20070425-5.html Previously served as AEI fellow/scholar on Social Security, Economics, Tech and Politics, Federal Budget, Interest Rates, Stock Market, Taxes and Education.

Co-founder of Tech Central Station, a "news" website funded in part by Exxon. Co-hosted with skeptic scientist Dr. Sallie Baliunas. TechCentralStation.com became TCSDaily.com where Glassman continued (technology and public policy), 2000-2006. AEI bio: http://www.aei.org/scholars/scholarID.21,filter.all/scholar.asp For more than a decade, he wrote an investing column for the Washington Post, as well as two books on finance, most recently The Secret Code of the Superior Investor. In 2000, he founded the online opinion journal, TCSDaily.com which concentrates on high tech and public policy. He is also chairman of Investors Action Alliance, an advocacy and education group for small investors. Before coming to AEI, he was publisher of both The New Republic and The Atlantic Monthly and editor of the congressional newspaper Roll Call. He is at work on a book on the effects of the boom in global wealth.

B.A., government, Harvard College

KEY DEEDS

29 March, 2004
Opposed McCain-Leiberman Climate Stewardship Act of 2003, funding a cost analysis through "Tech Central Station Science Foundation" and presented himself as an "expert" on the issue.
Source: Business Wire article, 10/29/2003

KEY EVENTS

Return to Rio: Reexamining Climate Change Science, Economics, and Policy
http://www.aei.org/events/filter.all,eventID.669/event_detail.asp
The relationship of James K. Glassman to the event: Discussion Moderator

What Would Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reductions Mean for American Families?
http://www.aei.org/events/filter.all,eventID.664/event_detail.asp
The relationship of James K. Glassman to the event: Discussion Moderator

ORGANIZATIONS

American Enterprise Institute
Source: AEI Glassman bio May 2007

Tech Central Science Foundation or Tech Central Station
Source: TCS website 5/06

SOURCES

Business Wire article, 10/29/2003
CRA Report: Global Warming Legislation Would be Costly; New Report Shows McCain-Lieberman Legislation would Increase Costs for U.S. Households

TCS website 5/06
http://www.techcentralstation.com

AEI Glassman bio May 2007
http://www.aei.org/scholars/scholarID.21,filter.all/scholar.asp