How Presidents Rewrite History, Run for Posterity & Enshrine Their Legacies - A brown bag noon talk by Anthony Clark
Date: Tuesday March 24, 2015
Time: 12:15 PM
Location: Belk Library -- Room 421
You are cordially invited to participate in a discussion with Anthony Clark, the author of The Last Campaign, How Presidents Rewrite History, Run for Posterity & Enshrine Their Legacies, a book about the politics of presidential libraries.
Anthony Clark is a recognized expert in the Freedom of Information Act, federal records, and presidential records and libraries, he has been interviewed about presidential libraries by Roll Call, Reuters, Chicago Public Radio (WBEZ), the Chicago Tribune, New York Public Radio (WNYC), and Lettera43, the Italian news magazine. He is an alum of Appalachian State’s Department of Government and Justice Studies. He earned a Master's degree in Management & Systems from New York University and spent eighteen years as an information technology consultant.
Mr Clark is a former legislative director, speechwriter, and committee professional staff member in the U.S. House of Representatives. In the 111th Congress, he was responsible for oversight and investigations of presidential libraries, the National Archives, and all federal information policy for the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. He writes about presidential legacy and Congress, and has been published by Time, Salon, and History News Network. His article on the George W. Bush Presidential Library was the cover story at Salon.com the day the library was dedicated in April, 2013, and was featured that evening in a segment on MSNBC's "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell."
The event is sponsored by the Department of Government and Justice Studies and the University Library. Feel free to bring a lunch though light refreshments will be available.
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