The 2008 Elections: Can the Winning Strategy include "Real" Debate?
From Baruch DML
At the fourth night of the Week, two panelists speak on ""The 2008 Elections: Can the Winning Strategy include 'Real' Debate?"": Ed Rollins, Former White House Political Director and Republican Strategist, The Rollins Strategy Group; and Robert P. Zimmerman, Democratic Strategist and Fundraiser, Member of the Democratic National Committee.
Ed Rollins is a campaign advisor and communications strategist for companies, national governments, and candidates for public office. He is also a television commentator on such shows as NBC’s Meet the Press, ABC’s This Week and Nightline, and CNN’s Larry King Live and Crossfire. Mr. Rollins served in the administrations of Presidents Nixon, Ford, and Reagan. He was also Ronald Reagan’s 1984 National Campaign Director. In 1989, he became the first and only non-Member of Congress to head the National Republican Congressional Committee.
Robert Zimmerman is the Founder and Partner of Zimmerman/Edelson Inc., a marketing, public relations and advertising firm based in New York. Long active in Democratic politics and fundraising, he was Co-Chair and Managing Chair, respectively, of the Kerry and Gore presidential campaigns in New York State and is a member of the Democratic National Committee. He is a regular commentator on political issues in the New York and national media. He holds an AB from Brandeis and an MBA from Fordham University.
David Birdsell, Dean of School of Public Affairs, gives the welcoming remarks. The event is moderated by Douglas Muzzio, Professor, School of Public Affairs, and sponsored by Center for Innovation and Leadership in Government.
The event takes place on March 22, 2007, at the Baruch College Vertical Campus, 14th floor, with questions and answers at the end."