Lectures & Conversations
As Texas Goes…
The Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
History and Current Affairs
Gail Collins
Thu, June 21st, 2012 | 7:30 pm
$24
(members $12)

Event details

Not until she visited Texas, that proud state of big oil and bigger ambitions, did Gail Collins realize that she had missed the place that matters most in America’s political landscape. Through its vigorous support of banking deregulation, tax cuts, gun ownership and more, she argues that Texas has become the bellwether of a far-reaching national movement that continues to have profound social and economic implications for us all.

Speakers Bio(s)

Gail Collins is a national columnist for The New York Times and the author of the new book As Texas Goes…

Location

The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

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