Distinguished Lecture: “Race to the Bitter End; Election 2016” – Nov 11, 2016

Sponsored by the USC Retired Faculty Association and the USC Emeriti Center

“A Race to the Bitter End:  Who Won the Presidential Election and Why”


Professor Robert M. Shrum, Carmen H. and Louis Warschaw Chair in Practical Politics

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Science


Friday, November 11, 2016

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Doheny Memorial Library ( Rm. 241)

*The Academy Room is located in the northeast corner of the second floor.

Professor Shrum was a speechwriter and consultant for Senators George McGovern and Edward M. Kennedy during and after their presidential campaigns.  He was a strategist and advertising consultant for 30 winning Senate campaigns, 8 winning gubernatorial campaigns, and for the Speaker of the House of Representatives.  Overseas, he consulted for campaigns in Britain, Israel, Ireland and Columbia.  As a journalist he has appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Time, Newsweek and The Huffington Post.  Professor Shrum also wrote a national bestselling book, No Excuse: Concessions of a Serial Campaigner.

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
There is no charge for this event.

Three kinds of sherry, sparkling cider, water, cookies and assorted nuts will be served.

For additional information, contact Jerry Walker, Associate Provost (Ret.) at  jbwalker@usc.edu.

Parking: It is recommended that you park in Structure D (with an elevator) or Structure X (without elevator).  For Royal Street Parking Structure, enter campus at Royal Street Entrance on Jefferson at Royal St. (across from the Shrine).  For McCarthy Way Parking Structure, enter at  McCarthy Way Entrance on Figueroa at McCarthy Way.  McCarthy Way Parking Structure is closest to Doheny Library.  Courtesy parking is available for retirees with a Gold Card; all others, $12.00.

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