Chestertown, MD, October 23, 2006 — Washington College's Goldstein Program in Public Affairs presents "Election 2006: A Fair and Balanced Analysis," a lecture by Newsday'sJames P. Pinkerton, Monday, November 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the College's Hynson Lounge. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.
As a leading columnist for Newsday and a contributing editor to the American Conservative, James Pinkerton is at the pulse of the political world. He contributes to the Fox News Channel and appears regularly as a panelist on the Fox "News Watch" show, the highest-rated media-critique show on television. He will offer an analysis of the 2006 Election and foresight into the politics of the day. In addition to his media involvement, he worked in the White House domestic policy offices of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and in the 1980, 1984, 1988 and 1992 presidential campaigns. He has also been a member of the board of contributors to USA Today and a lecturer at the Graduate School of Political Management at The George Washington University.
He is the author of the widely acclaimed book, What Comes Next: The End of Big Government and the New Paradigm Ahead (Hyperion, 1995). His writings have appeared inThe New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, Fortune, The New Republic, National Review, and Slate, among other publications.
Pinkerton is a fellow at the New America Foundation and also at the Free Enterprise Fund, both in Washington, DC, and serves an adviser to the Herbert Quandt Stiftung, the foundation of BMW. He graduated from Stanford University.
The talk is sponsored by Washington College's Goldstein Program in Public Affairs, established in honor of the late Louis L. Goldstein, 1935 alumnus and Maryland's longest serving elected official. The Goldstein Program sponsors lectures, symposia, visiting fellows, travel and other projects that bring students and faculty together with leaders in public policy and the media.