Live Political Discourse & Debate Featuring Two Parts:
Political roundtable with special guests including Steve Pagliuca, Gregory Payne PhD., Glenn Gaudet and Jeff Kimball. Steve Pagliuca is a Managing Director of Bain Capital and Co-Owner and Managing Partner of the Boston Celtics. Steve is also a candidate for US Senate in the special election for Ted Kennedy's vacant seat. Dr. Gregory Payne is Director of the Center for Ethics in Political and Health Communication, which he co-founded in 1996. Glenn Gaudet and Jeff Kimball host the weekly political commentary show PoliTalk. This roundtable will discuss the politics of health care and the economy.
Tired of watching tantrums at Congressional Town Hall meetings? Here's something refreshing... an evening of engaging discussion in the spirit of Adams, Jefferson and Lincoln. Join us as we tackle some of the nation’s most controversial issues, featuring some of the country's best collegiate debate teams - from Harvard, MIT, Boston College, and Boston University.
The topics to be discussed include:
- Health care reform
- Don't ask don't tell
- Escalation in Afghanistan
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