With the presidential election looming, Fall for the Book welcomes four scholars to offer in-depth perspectives on the issues at stake for the politicians, the parties, and the voters:David Maraniss, author of the new biography of the president, Barack Obama: The Story; Scott Keeter, director of survey research at the Pew Research Center and co-author of A New Engagement? Political Participation, Civic Life, and the Changing American Citizen; Linda Killian, journalist, senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and author of The Swing Vote: The Untapped Power of Independents; and Elizabeth Price Foley, professor of constitutional law at Florida International University College of Law and author of The Tea Party: Three Principles. Sponsored by Gale Cengage.
The event is free and open to the public. The event will be held on the George Mason Fairfax campus on Friday September 28, at 1:30pm in Research Hall, Room. 163.