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Janet Napolitano Discusses Middle East, Academia

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After her stint as secretary of Homeland Security ended in 2013, former Arizona governor Janet Napolitano became president of the University of California system. The transition made for quite a change, but she said she's up for the challenge.

On Wednesday's Up to Date, we talk with Napolitano about looking in hindsight at Middle East policies and the challenges her new position presents.


  • Janet Napolitano, former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security

HEAR MORE: Janet Napolitano speaks at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the IRC 30th Annual Awards Banquet at the InterContinental Hotel on the Plaza, 401 Ward Parkway in Kansas City, Mo. For more information, click here.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.