Former Colorado Senator and one-time presidential candidate Co-Chair, Hart-Rudman Commission on Homeland Security in the 21st Century (1998-2001)
Gary Hart was a lawyer for the U.S. Department of Justice, 1964-1965; and a special assistant to the solicitor of the Interior Department, 1965-1967. He practiced law privately in Denver from 1967-1974, and served as national campaign manager for George McGovern for President.
Hart was elected to the Senate in 1974 and reelected in 1980. After his unsuccessful run for the presidency in 1984, he decided not to seek reelection to the Senate, and returned to private law practice in 1988.
Hart lectures at Yale and Oxford universities, and is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and on the Board of Directors of Global Green USA. His publications on homeland security include:Road Map for National Security: Imperative for Change, February 2001; and America—Still Unprepared, Still in Danger, October 2002.
Hart received a J.D. from Yale University Law School in 1964; a B.D. from the Yale University Divinity School in 1961 and a B.A. from Southern Nazarene Univeristy in 1958. He also holds a D.Phil. in Politics from Oxford University.
Report Card on the War on Terror
as moderator at MIT World Series - Starr Forum,
together with: Daniel Benjamin, Steven Simon,