Crain Lecture set for Wednesday at DPU

Monday, April 7, 2008

Two respected veteran political observers will come to DePauw University on Wednesday, April 9, for the fifth and final Gertrude and G.D. Crain Jr. Lecture of this semester. Journalist and author Jules Witcover and David Keene, chairman of the American Conservative Union, will join Ken Bode, Eugene S. Pulliam Distinguished Visiting Professor of Journalism, in a discussion. The program begins at 4:15 p.m. in the Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media's Watson Forum and is presented free of charge.

Jack Germond, who was originally scheduled to appear with Keene, is now unable to appear.

Jules Witcover is a veteran newspaperman who, over a half-century-long career, has written for the Baltimore Sun, the now-defunct Washington Star, the Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post

David Keene has been to campus for Crain Lectures on October 23, 2006; April 5, 2006; and April 26, 2004. The American Conservative Union is the nation's oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization.

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