Zoellick on video.

Slate in motion.
May 30 2007 12:38 PM

Zoellick on Video

We have tape of Bush's new World Bank nominee.

Today, President Bush chose Robert B. Zoellick to replace Paul Wolfowitz as head of the World Bank. Sure, Zoellick is a former career diplomat, U.S. trade representative, and deputy secretary of state in the Bush administration, but could you pick him out of a crowd on Pennsylvania Avenue?

We're here to help. Last month, when he was still just a lowly Goldman Sachs executive, Zoellick appeared at the Brussels Forum in a debate with former U.N. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke. Watch Zoellick and Holbrooke discuss the 2008 presidential election (Zoellick supports John McCain), as well as learn what Zoellick thinks of Hillary Clinton (at 14:03). He offers his thoughts on the Iran-nukes issue (with a little humorous slap at the Europeans who will now be judging his World Bank candidacy) at 36:14. (Note that Zoellick doesn't say his first word until 08:09.) The tape was provided to Slate by FORA.tv.

Comments: podcasts@slate.com.

Andy Bowers is the executive producer of Slate’s podcasts. Follow him on Twitter.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

The Right to Run

If you can vote, you should be able to run for public office—any office.

Move Aside, Oxford Comma, the New Battle Is Over Single or Double Quotes

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

Ben Bradlee’s Fascinating Relationship With JFK

Culturebox

The Simpsons World App Is Finally Here

I feel like a kid in some kind of store.

Technology

Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s

How Punctual Are Germans?

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 22 2014 11:06 AM The Right to Run If you can vote, you should be able to run for public office—any office.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
  Life
The Vault
Oct. 22 2014 11:36 AM Casting the Role of Scarlett O'Hara Was Really, Really Frustrating
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 10:00 AM On the Internet, Men Are Called Names. Women Are Stalked and Sexually Harassed.
  Slate Plus
Working
Oct. 22 2014 6:00 AM Why It’s OK to Ask People What They Do David Plotz talks to two junior staffers about the lessons of Working.
  Arts
Behold
Oct. 22 2014 11:04 AM Do All U.S. Presidents Look the Same? What About Japan’s Prime Ministers?
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 22 2014 10:29 AM Apple TV Could Still Work Here’s how Apple can fix its living-room product.
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 22 2014 11:30 AM Where Does Ebola Hide? My nerve-wracking research with shrieking bats.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.