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Perspectives Series: A Conversation with Robert Draper, Journalist and Author

Thu February 25, 2010 at SRH 3.122

The Center will host journalist and author Robert Draper, as part of the 2009-2010 Perspectives Series.  CPG Fellow Evan Smith will lead the conversation with Draper, who will discuss his upcoming book on race from King to Obama.  He will also comment on the the battle for the Texas Governorship.

About Robert Draper

Robert Draper is a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine as well as a correspondent and contributor for GQ and National Geographic. From 1991 until 1997 he was a staff writer for Texas Monthly. He is the author of several books, including  Dead Certain: The Presidency of George W. Bush, a chronicle of the Bush Administration from 2001 to 2007. He has also written Rolling Stone Magazine: The Uncensored History and a novel, Hadrian’s Wall.
A University of Texas graduate, Draper worked at The Daily Texan and The Austin Chronicle. Mr. Draper lives in Washington D.C and is currently at work on a narrative of the past 40 years in race relations from King's assassination to Obama's election, which the Simon & Schuster imprint Free Press will publish in 2012.

Directions to SRH 3.122

Sid Richardson hall is the building that the LBJ School is housed in.  It is located at 2315 Red River, south of Dean Keeton.  Room 3.122 is located on the first floor.  


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