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The Foley Institute Spring 2008

Spring 2008

February 12–14

Legislative Policy & Politics Week.

February 12

Policy & Politics Brown Bag. Dr. Scott Frisch & Dr. Sean Kelly (California State University, Channel Islands) present “Jimmy Carter and the Water Wars: Presidential Influence and the Politics of Pork.” 12:30–2:00 p.m., CUE 512.

February 12

Foreign and Defense Policy Luncheon Series: Ambassador Wendy Chamberlin presents “The Future of Pakistan and Its Implications for U.S. Policy.” 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., CUE 518.

February 12

Policy & Politics Week film presentation: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.Free entry, free soda, free popcorn. 3:00 p.m., Kimbrough Hall 101.
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February 13

Public Panel Discussion. Dr. Scott Frisch & Dr. Sean Kelly (California State University, Channel Islands) and Dr. Carolyn Long (Washington State University, Vancouver) discuss “Pork Barrel and Earmarks.” 3:15–4:45 p.m., CUE 202.

February 27

Public Lecture. George Freeman(vice president & assistant general counsel for the New York Times) presents “The New York Times and the First Amendment.” 4:00–5:00 p.m., Todd Hall 116. Presented in collaboration with ASWSU.

March 3

Public Lecture. Sam Reed, secretary of state for the State of Washington, presents “Secretary of State’s Office? Who Needs It?” 7:30–9:30 p.m., Community Congregational Church, 525 NE Campus St., Pullman.
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March 10–14

Spring Break.

March 25

Public Lecture. Dinesh D’Souza presents “Racism Is Not the Problem.” 7:30 p.m., CUE 203.

April 9

Public Affairs Lecture Series. Dinesh D’Souza, Washington State University, Vancouver Campus. Title to be confirmed.

April 18–20

Symposium. New Environmental Governance. “Next Steps in Understanding Challenges and Applications.”

April 18

Public Roundtable Discussion. New Environmental Governance. Time and title to be confirmed.