Thu April 24, 2008 at LBJ School Student Lounge
The Center for Politics and Governance Affairs hosted Mickey Edwards, former Republican Congressman and co-founder of the Heritage Foundation, to speak about his new book Reclaiming Conservatism: How a Great American Political Movement Got Lost - and How it Can Find its Way Back Again.
More on Mickey Edwards:
Mickey Edwards is a lecturer in public and international affairs at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School. Before coming to Princeton he taught for 11 years at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, where he was the John Quincy Adams Lecturer in Legislative Practice. Edwards has also been a visiting lecturer at the Harvard Law School and a visiting professor at Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute. Before beginning a teaching career, Edwards was a member of Congress for 16 years and was a member of the House Republican Leadership, a member of the Appropriations and Budget Committees, and the ranking member of the House subcommittee on foreign operations. Edwards is also a co-founder of the Heritage Foundation and a former national chairman of the American Conservative Union.