Media Contact:Leigh-Ann Krapf
Council on Foreign Relations
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Date: Oct 08, 2008
Bailed Out or Bogged Down: Economic Challenges Facing the Next President
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY - The Council on Foreign Relations and Hofstra University’s Peter S. Kalikow Center invite you to a press briefing at Hofstra in advance of the third and final debate between presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama on Wednesday, October 15, 2008.
Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations (http://www.cfr.org/bios/2472/edward_alden.html)
Former Washington bureau chief at the Financial Times. Latest book, The Closing of the American Border (http://www.cfr.org/closing_of_the_american_border/), examines U.S. visa and border policies in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
Expertise includes U.S. economic competitiveness, U.S. trade policy, visa and immigration policy.
Brad W. Setser
Fellow for Geoeconomics, Council on Foreign Relations
Applied international economist with experience at the U.S. Treasury and the International Monetary Fund. Currently examining central bank reserve growth, sovereign wealth funds, and the political implications of emerging market financing of the United States. Author of the recent Council Special Report, Sovereign Wealth and Sovereign Power (http://www.cfr.org/sovereign_wealth). Author of the blog, “Follow the Money” (http://blogs.cfr.org/setser/).
Expertise includes central bank reserves and sovereign wealth funds, IMF policy, emerging market economies.
Director, Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the Presidency at Hofstra University
October 15, 2008
Camera Set-Up Time: 12:15 p.m.
Press Registration: 12:30 p.m.
Event Time: 1:00 p.m.
Light lunch will be served.
Hofstra University Club
David S. Mack Hall, North Campus
Hempstead, New York
RSVP by: 9:00 a.m., October 14, 2008
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Open to accredited journalists only. Space is limited and RSVPs will be accepted on a first come basis. Please cancel if you submit an RSVP and are unable to attend.
**Please advise if you have media credentials for the debate through the Debate Commission.**
Due to security restrictions at Hofstra on October 15th, access to the event site will be limited. On October 14th, a confirmation email will be distributed to those we can accommodate, along with special instructions for gaining access to the University Club.
Press Contact: Leigh-Ann Krapf, 212-434-9679; firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are interested in bringing a camera, please contact us.
Webcast will be available at: http://www.hofstra.edu/cfrbriefing