US Army combat veteran, youth advocate, TV Host, and author Wes Moore joined Willie Geist, the co-host of NBC’s TODAY and MSNBC’s Morning Joe, on March 13 for the Aspen Institute’s Leadership Series in memory of Preston Robert Tisch. They covered topics including issues with veterans’ reintegration after their service, alarming rates of unemployment and suicide, gaps in receiving benefits through the VA, and funding of nonprofit veterans causes. The event took place at Hunter College’s Roosevelt House, and is part of the Leadership Series sponsored by Steve Tisch, Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch, and the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund.
Watch the full video from the event:
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