The topic of today’s Hello Washington was State of the Union Address by President Bush. Our distinguished guests were Dr. Rekha Datta and Dr. Zia Hasan.
Dr. Rekha Datta is the Chair & Associate Professor of Political Science at Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey.
Dr. Zia Hasan is the vice president for planning, assessment and information services at Claflin University in South Carolina.
Callers asked interesting questions about whether the President would be able to get cooperation from the Democratic controlled Congress regarding “surge” of US troops in Iraq, whether President really need congressional approval for that and difference between Iraq and Afghanistan war. Other issues discussed included education, energy and health insurance.
Shegoftah Nasreen Queen hosted the show.