September 12 — MPSF Speaker Series, Howard Dean and Karl Rove

Posted on September 12, 2012

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The MPSF Speaker Series has twice been voted “Best Lecture Series in the Nation” by the International Platform Association, and provides 3 separate speakers series locations.  Past speakers have included President Jimmy Carter, Bill Moyers, Lesley Stahl, Ann Richard and Carl Sagan.

Speaking tonight in Fiesta Hall are former Vermont Governor  Howard Dean and Karl Rove.

      Howard Dean served as governor of Vermont from 1991 to 2003 and was chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 2005 to 2009. While chairman he created and employed the 50-state strategy with the goal of making Democrats competitive in usually conservative states. A physician with a medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dean also made an unsuccessful run for the 2004 Democratic presidential nomination.

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       Karl Rove, a longtime Republican political strategist, is often credited with helping in the successful presidential campaigns of 2000 and 2004. He also is credited with helping guide former President George W. Bush to a win in the 1994 Texas gubernatorial election. Since leaving the White House in 2007, Rove has worked as a commentator and contributor for several media outlets, including Fox News and the Wall Street Journal. He is the author of “Courage and Consequence”.

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Doors open at 7:00pm
The forum begins at 8:00pm
For tickets, please visit their website:  http://speakerseries.net/venues-tickets/peninsula-series/
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