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Date: Sep 05, 2008
George Stephanopoulos to Speak at Hofstra
Journalist, former Clinton advisor to speak on "Election 2008: Behind The Scenes"Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY –ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent and anchor of “This Week”, George Stephanopoulos, will speak at Hofstra University on Monday September 15, 2008 at 2 p.m. in the John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus. The lecture is sponsored by The President’s Educate ’08 Event Series, the Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency, and The John D. Miller Fund at the Long Island Community Foundation.
As chief Washington correspondent, Mr. Stephanopoulos oversees the network’s coverage of Congress and reports on political and policy stories for all ABC News platforms, including World News Tonight, Nightline, Good Morning America, and ABC News’ digital properties, including ABC News Now and ABCNews.com.
Mr. Stephanopoulos has interviewed every key member of the Bush administration, including President Bush, Vice President Cheney, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. He has also interviewed numerous foreign leaders, including former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, U.N..Secretary-General Kofi Annan and King Abdullah II of Jordan.
Prior to joining ABC News, Mr. Stephanopoulos served in the administration of President Bill Clinton as the senior advisor to the president for policy and strategy. He is the author of “All Too Human,” a No. 1 New York Times best seller on President Clinton’s first term and the 1992 and 1996 Clinton/Gore campaigns.
Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Due to intense interest, this event has limited free public seating. All those interested in attending must register in advance on this website, print out their confirmation and bring it to the event. Check-in will begin one hour prior to the event and your confirmation will be checked. Please register online at www.hofstra.edu/educate08 or call 516-463-6818.
Leading up to the debate and the 2008 election, Hofstra is proud to host Educate '08, an unprecedented series of lectures, conferences, artistic performances and exhibitions, town hall meetings and interactive forums focused on the issues, history and politics of presidential elections. Educate '08 provides our students, faculty and the entire surrounding community with access to the newsmakers, scholars and policymakers who have unique insight and knowledge of the American political system. Many of our programs and events are free and open to the public, and we encourage you to join us for what will be a fascinating series of events. During spring 2008's Educate '08 schedule, Hofstra hosted more than 30 events, including guests such as Mary Matalin and James Carville, David Gergen, William Kristol and Maureen Dowd, Charlie Cook, and many scholars, historians, journalists and policymakers.
Find out more about Educate '08 by visiting www.hofstra.edu/educate08
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from more than 140 undergraduate and 155 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business, communication, education and allied human services, and honors studies, as well as a School of Law. With a student-faculty ratio of 14-to-1, our professors teach small classes averaging 22 students that emphasize interaction, critical thinking and analysis. Hofstra offers a faculty whose highest priority is teaching excellence. The University also provides excellent facilities with state-of-the-art technology, extensive library resources and internship programs that match students’ interests and abilities with appropriate companies and organizations. The Hofstra community is driven, dynamic and energetic, helping students find and focus their strengths to prepare them for a successful future.