On the eve of the first anniversary of President Obama’s inauguration, GW’s Graduate School of Political Management and the Progressive Book Club will host an evening Q & A discussion with David Plouffe, campaign manager and chief strategist of Obama for America. Mr. Plouffe will discuss his new book, “The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama’s Historic Victory,” and what’s next for the Obama administration after one year in office. Moderated by Sam Stein, White House Correspondent and political reporter for The Huffington Post, the event will feature a live audience at the GW campus and will be streamed live on the Internet. Questions will be taken from both the in-person and online audience.
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010; 7 – 9 p.m.
The George Washington University
1957 E St., NW, Rm. 113
Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro (Blue and Orange lines)
To attend the event as a guest, visit: www.progressivebookclub.com. To view the event live on the Internet, visit: http://www.gspm.org/. Members of the media should contact Emily Cain, 202-994-3087 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BACKGROUND:In “The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama’s Historic Victory,” David Plouffe offers the ultimate insider’s view of the events that redefined so much of American politics. From the grassroots to the Internet, Obama for America changed how we think about campaigning and reenergized our spirit of activism.
The event is sponsored by GW’s Institute for Politics, Democracy & the Internet at the Graduate School of Political Management and the Progressive Book Club.
For more information regarding The George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management, visit: http://www.gspm.org