Department of English

"America as Good as Its Promise?"

CPG presents Barbara Jordan Forum

Thu, February 19, 2009 | AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

The Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs' Center for Politics and Governance (CPG) will present the 2009 Barbara Jordan National Forum on Public Policy.  Gwen Ifill, managing editor and moderator for PBS' "Washington Week" and senior correspondent for PBS' "The NewsHour" will deliver the keynote address at the 13th annual forum. The forum "America as Good as Its Promise?" will examine the trends and implications of the 2008 presidential election with a panel titled "Bipartisanship in an Era of Polarization."  The event will also feature a panel, "Closing the Gender Gap,"  composed of women elected to office. Highlighting the day-long forum will be Ifill and "Politics and Race in the Age of Obama."

Admission: Free

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