Past Events


The Midterm Elections of 2006 and the Future of American Politics
Dec 13, 2006, 4:30 pm

Andrew Busch, Claremont McKenna College

Historically, American midterm elections not only have usually hurt the president’s party in Congress but have often laid the groundwork for major electoral and policy change. This lecture will examine the November 2006 midterm elections and outline the possible…

Bush: Constitutional President, Not A Clerk
Dec 13, 2006, 10:00 am

Fred Barnes, Co-founder and Executive Editor of The Weekly Standard

A Lecture on Presidential Leadership, supported by the William L. Garwood Family.

The Presidency of William Jefferson Clinton
Dec 11, 2006, 10:00 am

Michael D. McCurry '76, Partner at Public Strategies, Inc. and former Press Secretary to President Clinton

A Lecture on Presidential Leadership, supported by the Garwood Family.

Once There Were Giants
Dec 6, 2006, 10:00 am

Theodore C. Sorenson, Former Special Counsel and Adviser to President John F. Kennedy; of Counsel, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

A Lecture on Presidential Leadership, supported by the William L. Garwood Family.

The Public Interest and the Making of American Public Policy: 1965-2005 - A Public Conference
Nov 30, 2006, 3:30 pm

Participants include: William B. Allen, William Bennett, James W. Ceaser, Eric Cohen, John J. DiIulio, Jr., William Galston, Robert P. George, Nathan Glazer, Kay Hymowitz, Ken I. Kersch, Irving Kristol, William Kristol, John B. Londregan, Harvey C. Mansfield, Wilfred McClay, Lawrence M. Mead, Ramesh Ponnuru ‘95, Diana Schaub,…

Abraham Lincoln's Invention of Presidential War Powers
Nov 20, 2006, 8:00 pm

James McPherson, George Henry Davis '86 Professor Emeritus of History, Princeton University

Endowed by the late Herbert "Wiley" Vaughan, founding member of the Madison Program's Advisory Council, the Herbert W. Vaughan Lecture on America’s Founding Principles is an endowed Princeton University lecture…

Lyndon Johnson As Commander-in-Chief
Nov 15, 2006, 8:00 pm

George C. Herring, University of Kentucky

Presidential Leadership in Times of Crisis #3


Co-Sponsored by:

Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Funded by:

The Garwood Family