Presidential Election

Bob Shrum and David Frum talked about the issues and implications of the 2008 U.S. presidential election. They responded to questions… read more

Bob Shrum and David Frum talked about the issues and implications of the 2008 U.S. presidential election. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Among the topics they addressed were the history of presidential campaigns the ideological context of the 2008 race, key issues facing the next administration, and issues of concern to the electorate. Professor Berlinerblau moderated.

Bob Shrum, a Democratic strategist who has advised numerous political campaigns including the 2000 and 2004 presidential campaigns, is the author of No Excuses: Concessions of a Serial Campaigner (Simon and Schuster; June 2007. David Frum, a speech writer and special assistant to President George W. Bush from 2001-2002, has authored five books, including The Right Man: The Surprise Presidency of George W. Bush. Jacques Berlinerblau is the author of Thumpin' It: The Use and Abuse of the Bible in Today’s Presidential Politics (Westminster John Knox Press; December 3, 2007). close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Jacques D. Berlinerblau Associate Professor Georgetown University->Walsh (Edmund A.) School of Foreign Service
  • David Frum Resident Fellow American Enterprise Institute
  • Artemis Kirk Librarian Georgetown University->Administration
  • Robert M. Shrum Senior Fellow New York University->Wagner (Robert F.) Graduate School of Public Service
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Presidential Election

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Program ID:
281897-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 21, 2008
Last Aired:
Oct 22, 2008

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  • Oct 21, 2008 | 9:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 22, 2008 | 5:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 22, 2008 | 8:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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