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Big names coming to the Clinton School lecture series in February, beginning with Bob Woodward Feb. 3.

Question for Woodward: What took you so long to get it about Bush?

Bob Woodward, "The War Within: A Secret White House History 2006-2008"
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. (Sturgis Hall)
-Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Bob Woodward will discuss his latest book "The War Within," which chronicles the Bush Administration’s handling of the Iraq War after mounting violence in the summer of 2006 led to a change in strategy.


David Sanger, "The Inheritance: What the Next President Will Face"
Monday, February 9, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. (Sturgis Hall)
-David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, will discuss his new book "The Inheritance," which details the challenges and opportunities that are culminating for America as President Obama takes office.


Dan Pallotta, "Uncharitable: How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential"
Friday, February 13, 2009 at 12:00 p.m. (Sturgis Hall)
-A leading expert on innovation in the nonprofit sector and philanthropy, Dan Pallotta will discuss his book "Uncharitable," which calls into question society’s fundamental canons about charity and calls for a dramatic shift in the current way charities are regulated.


Martin Baron, "Corporate Media and Public Service: Is there a Connection?"
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 6:00 p.m. (Sturgis Hall)
-Martin Baron became editor of The Boston Globe in 2001, leading the paper to four Pulitzer Prizes in his short tenure. Named Editor of the Year in 2005 by the National Press Foundation, Baron previously held top editing positions at the New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Miami Herald. He will give a lecture entitled "Corporate Media and Public Service: Is there a Connection?"

Ronen Sen, Indian Ambassador to the United States
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 11:30 a.m. (Sturgis Hall)
-Appointed Ambassador to the United States in 2004, Ronen Sen has served in the Indian Foreign Service since 1966. During his career, he has served as Ambassador to Mexico, Ambassador to the Russian Federation, Ambassador to Germany and High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.


Drew Westen, "The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in the Fate of the Nation"
Thursday, February 26, 2009 12:00 p.m. (Sturgis Hall)
-A professor of psychology and psychiatry at Emory University, Drew Westen will discuss his book, "The Political Brain," which shows how politicians can capture the hearts and minds of voters through communication such as speeches, debates and advertising.

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