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Event:"Civility for a Great Society," a lecture by Governor of Rhode Island Lincoln Chafee
Category:LBJ School Events
Date:Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Time:5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:LBJ School First Floor Lobby
Contact:Kelly Pratlett
Sponsor:Dean's Office
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Description:Lincoln Chafee, the 74th Governor of Rhode Island, will speak at the LBJ School of Public Affairs on Feb. 11 at 5:30 PM. Gov. Chafee's talk is titled "Civility for a Great Society" and will focus on lessons learned from the Johnson administration that can help get things done today. This is one of 50 events to be hosted by the LBJ School over the next 18 months to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Johnson administration's landmark legislative initiatives, which include civil rights and voting rights among many others.

A reception will immediately follow this event.

This event is free and open to the public but registration is required. To register, visit:

Chafee was elected Governor of Rhode Island in 2010 as an Independent. In 2013, Chafee changed his political affiliation to the Democratic Party. Prior to being Governor, Chafee served as a Republican U.S. Senator from 1999 to 2007.

Information last updated: 8:46 AM, February 14, 2014

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