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2007 Presidential Lecture Series – The 2008 Campaign and a Special Tribute to President Ford

This lecture series focuses on the challenges and issues that presidential candidates face in the 2008 election cycle. The series opened with a program to mark the passing of President Ford.

Thursday, February 8
“Remembering President Gerald R. Ford”
Featuring Richard Norton Smith, the Dole Institute’s first permanent director and former director of the Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum in Springfield, Illinois 

Tuesday, February 13
“Blog to the Chief: The Impact of Political Blogs on the ’08 Elections”
Featuring bloggers Erick-Woods Erickson, Patrick Hynes, Scott Johnson, Joan “mcjoan” McCarter, and David D. Perlmutter

Wednesday, February 21
“America’s Foremost Political Prognosticator”
Featuring Charlie Cook, publisher of The Cook Political Report

Wednesday, February 28
“Winning the Nomination”
Featuring David Yepsen of the Des Moines Register, Tom Rath a Republican political strategist, and Jonathan Epstein a democratic political strategist



Dole Institute’s Presidential Lecture Series features tribute to Gerald Ford

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