Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner
Founded in 1946 by Francis Cardinal Spellman, the Foundation honors the memory of Alfred E. Smith who died in in 1944. Al Smith was a four-time governor of the state of New York and former presidential candidate.
President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney gave keynote speeches at the 67th Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. The charity fundraiser is a traditional light-hearted joint appearance for presidential candidates where they joked about themselves, their opponents, and the 2012 campaign.
Founded in 1946 by Francis Cardinal Spellman, the Foundation honors the memory of Alfred E. Smith who died in in 1944. Al Smith was a four-time governor of the state of New York and former presidential candidate. close
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Timothy M. Dolan Archbishop Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York
Barack Obama U.S. President United States
Mitt Romney Governor (Former) [R] Massachusetts
Alfred E. Smith IV Board Member Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation
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