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"Major Issues In 2000 Presidential Election" Discussion, 10/29

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The Friends of the Rutgers University Libraries are pleased to invite members of the public to a hot topics discussion on "What's At Stake: The Major Issues In The 2000 Presidential Election" on Sunday, October 29, 2000 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. This discussion will be led by Professor Gerald Pomper, the Board of Governors Professor of Political Science at Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. The event, which is free and open to the community, will take place in the Special Collections Room of the Library of Science and Medicine, on the Busch Campus in Piscataway. Light refreshments will be served.

Professor Gerald Pomper is author or editor of sixteen books. His publications include Passions and Interests, Elections in America, and Voters' Choice. His most recent book is The Election of 1996, the sixth volume in a 24-year series on U.S. national elections, which will soon be completed by the millennium volume, The Election of 2000. He is now involved in an Eagleton project to improve campaign discourse while also conducting research on heroes of American democracy for a book to be published by Yale University Press.

Educated at Columbia and Princeton, Dr. Pomper also has been a Fulbright or visiting professor at Tel-Aviv University, Oxford University, and Australian National University and held the first Tip O'Neill Chair in Public Life at Northeastern University. At Rutgers for thirty-eight years, he was chairman of the University and Livingston College political science departments for nine years.

To reserve a seat at this discussion and receive copies of recommended advance reading, please call 732/932-7505 or send email to Harry Glazer, Libraries communication coordinator, at

*Important Note: On Saturday, October 28th, Daylight Savings Time ends and Standard Time resumes. Please remember to set your clocks back one hour so you won't arrive too early to this event!

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Posted Sept. 19, 2000