“Civil Discourse in an Uncivil Age: The Quest for a Post-Partisan Citizenship”: A presentation by Alexander Heffner
As the host of PBS’s The Open Mind, Alexander Heffner covers American politics, civic life and Millennials. He is co-author of A Documentary History of the United States (Penguin, 2018) and lectures around the world in locations such as Newseum, National Constitution Center, Museum of American Finance, FDR Library and Museum, Post-Truth Initiative at University of Sydney, and many institutions of higher education.
A sought-after political pundit, his writing has appeared in TIME, USA Today, Daily Beast, New York Times’s Room for Debate, and The Wall Street Journal. And his work has been profiled in nearly every major media outlet, including The Washington Post, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, MSNBC, C-SPAN, NPR, and BBC. He was the political director for WHRB 95.3 FM and host of The Political Arena. A native New Yorker, he is a graduate of Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., and Harvard.
Thursday, December 6, 2018
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Roger Williams University
University Library, Mary Tefft White Cultural Center
Free and Open to the Public • No tickets required
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