Archive for Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Dole Institute adds events to schedule

October 10, 2006


Kansas University's Dole Institute of Politics has added five events to its fall lineup. They are:

¢ "Walking the Line: When and How Should Courts Override Legislatures," with Richard Epstein, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 17. Epstein, a conservative legal scholar, is an author and professor of law at the University of Chicago and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

¢ The Muncy Journalism and Politics Lecture with Neal Shapiro, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24. Shapiro was president of NBC News from 2001-05.

¢ A lecture by Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Ben Cramer, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1. Cramer is a journalist and author of numerous books, including "What It Takes," about the 1988 presidential election. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1979 for coverage on the Middle East.

¢ A lecture by Edward Humes, author of "Over Here: How the G.I. Bill Transformed the American Dream," 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9.

Humes won the Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for his coverage of the military.

¢ "The Last Dance: Why the Romance Between the Religious Right and American Conservatism May Be Over," a lecture by Darryl Hart, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. Hart is director of Partnered Projects at the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.


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