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Lecture and Reception with Gil Troy (Toronto alumni branch)

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Description: Assessing the Professorial President 

On Tuesday, October 19, join us for another thought-provoking McGill on the Move lecture.

As midterm elections loom in the United States, President Barack Obama faces a complex array of challenges, choices and expectations regarding the economy, the war in Iraq, and religious rights and freedoms in the U.S.

In his talk “Obama: The Professorial President in the Time of Midterms,” Gil Troy, a professor of history at McGill, will assess the performance, thus far, of a president who has faced unprecedented pressures at home and abroad.

A native of Queens, New York, Gil Troy is also the visiting scholar at the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, D.C. and the author of several books, including “Morning in America: How Ronald Reagan Invented the 1980s” and “Hillary Rodham Clinton: Polarizing First Lady.” He comments frequently about the American presidency on television and radio, and has published articles in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe and USA Weekend.

We look forward to seeing you at what is sure to prove a fascinating lecture.

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location(s): Badminton Racket Club,
25 St. Clair Avenue West
Toronto, Ontario
RSVP/Pre-Register: September 6, 2010 to October 19, 2010
General $15.00 CAD
includes light hors d’oeuvres; cash bar
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Contact: Event Registrar
Phone: 1-800-567-5175 x 7684,
Email: event.registration@mcgill.ca

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