Pulitzer Prize winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin is coming to USM!
The WEX Inc. Leadership and Creativity Event Series was created in 2010 to bring speakers or creative presenters of national or international renown to USM on an annual basis for the benefit of the entire community. This event is held each fall and 100% of ticket proceeds will support general scholarships at USM.
Join us for this year's event, "The Legacy of Theodore Roosevelt's Bully Pulpit in Today's Era of Journalism and Politics" featuring Pulitzer Prize Winner Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Thursday, November 7th
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Abromson Community Education Center
USM Portland Campus
Tickets will go on sale later this summer.
For access inquiries call 780-5960, TTY 780-5646
Ms. Goodwin will provide a compelling look into the skills, talents and human failings of the leaders and presidents who have formed our country. She will discuss her new book, “The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism” (available October 1, 2013) and provide an historical analysis on politics and current events. Her remarks will address how people throughout history have responded to similar issues that face our nation today and offer unique insights into the lives of American presidents who have shaped our country.
Ms. Goodwin is the premier historian of American presidency, a former Lyndon Johnson aide, and is a frequent contributor to leading national publications. She also appears regularly on major network television programs including MSNBC's "Meet the Press."
Ms. Goodwin is the author of numerous bestselling books including "Team of Rivals," which was recently adapted into the feature-film "Lincoln" by Steven Spielberg.
This event made possible with the generous support of: