Tuesday, October 19, 2010

College Hosts Congressman Kratovil and Challenger Harris to Discuss the Political Process

CHESTERTOWN—The Goldstein Program in Public Affairs and the William James Forum will host talks by U.S. Congressman Frank Kratovil and his Republican challenger, anesthesiologist and state senator Andy Harris. The appearances come a day apart and are accompanied by receptions. The public is welcome.

Congressman Kratovil, a Democrat serving his first term in Congress, will speak on the topic “Reclaiming A Middle Ground in Washington” at 2 p.m., Wednesday, October 20 in Hynson Lounge of Hodson Hall. A reception will follow.

The following day, October 21, Harris will address the topic “Restoring the American Dream” at 3 p.m. in Litrenta Lecture Hall, Toll Science Center. A reception will precede the talk at 2:30 in the McLain Atrium.

The Louis L. Goldstein Program in Public Affairs was established in 1990 to encourage students to enter public service by introducing them to exemplary leaders, both in and out of government. The William James Forum was established in 1963 to perpetuate philosopher William James’ interest in the value of ideas.

Images: graphics by Ray Noll

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