Lecture: "Our Divided Political Heart and the 2012 Presidential Election"
E.J. Dionne is an award-winning journalist and political commentator. He is a columnist for The Washington Post and a former reporter for The New York Times. During his lecture, Dionne will discuss his latest book, "Our Divided Political Heart" and the recent presidential election. He can frequently be heard on National Public Radio and seen on the weekly NBC series, "Meet the Press" along with many other programs. He is considered one of the best political columnists in Washington and the nation. Dionne will sign copies of his book (available for purchase before and after the lecture) at the conclusion of his presentation.
The Lin Great Speakers Series is presented to the public as a community service. The lectures are made possible by an endowment established in memory of Shu-Chi Lin by his widow, Mrs. Chang Le-Chiao Lin, and their son, Vincent Lin, Ph.D., a St. Mary's alumnus and former faculty member. Lectures feature Nobel laureates and other distinguished speakers who represent music and the arts, science, engineering, technology and medicine, humanities and global interests, and economics, business and law. Topics of lectures have included health care, interfaith dialogue and the challenges of globalization.