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October Events at the NHIOP

October 02, 2015

Katelyn Ellison
Communications Specialist
New Hampshire Institute of Politics
(603) 222-4115

The New Hampshire Institute of Politics will host a variety of interesting speaker and author events in October. All events listed are free and open to the public, however several require registration.

For more information about each event, please visit the Saint Anselm College campus events calendar.

October Schedule

"New Hampshire Primary Stories"
Thursday, October 1, 6 p.m., NHIOP Auditorium
In conjunction with the New Hampshire Democratic Party, the Institute will host a three-part series featuring a moderated panel discussion with former New Hampshire Democratic Party chairs who will share their experiences as past state chairs and highly engaged leaders in past presidential campaigns. Current New Hampshire Democratic Party Chair Ray Buckley will serve as moderator. The first program will feature Ambassador George Bruno, Joe Grandmaison, and Joe Keefe.

Kristen Soltis Anderson, The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America (And How Republicans Can Keep Up)
Tuesday, October 6, 6 p.m., West Wing
Pollster Kristen Soltis Anderson will join the Institute to present a talk on her new book, The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America (And How Republicans Can Keep Up), as part of the Institute's Bookmark Series. A book sale and signing will follow the event.

Stefany Shaheen, Elle & Coach: Diabetes, the Fight for My Daughter's Life, and the Dog Who Changed Everything
Wednesday, October 14, 6 p.m., NHIOP Auditorium

Stefany Shaheen will present a discussion on her recent book, Elle & Coach: Diabetes, the Fight for My Daughter's Life, and the Dog Who Changed Everything, as part of the Institute's Bookmark Series. A book sale and signing will follow the event.

Stephen Hess, "Dynasties and the Presidency" 
Tuesday, October 20, 6 p.m., NHIOP Auditorium
Presidential historian Stephen Hess will present a talk based on his forthcoming book, America's Political Dynasties: from Adams to Clinton, as part of the Brookings 2016 Election Series. A book sale and signing will follow the discussion.

Stathis N. Kalyvas, Ph.D., "Reflections on the Eurozone and Greek Crisis"
Wednesday, October 21, 6 p.m., NHIOP Auditorium

Stathis N. Kalyvas, Ph.D., Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science at Yale University, will join the Institute to present a talk titled, "Reflections on the Eurozone and Greek Crisis," as part of the Institute's Speaker Series. A book sale and signing will follow the discussion.

Patrick Allitt, Ph.D., "The Case for Environmental Optimism"
Thursday, October 22, 6:30 p.m., NHIOP Auditorium
As part of the Institute's Speaker Series, Patrick Allitt, Ph.D., Cahoon Family Professor of American History at Emory University, will discuss American environmentalism.

"Better than Reagan? A World Class Debate: Coolidge v. Reagan: Which president is the better model for GOP candidates today?"
Tuesday, October 27, 5 p.m., NHIOP Auditorium
In collaboration with the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation, the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College will host "Better than Reagan? A World Class Debate: Coolidge v. Reagan: Which president is the better model for GOP candidates today?"

The event begins at 5 p.m. when top debate students will square off in a preliminary debate over which president, Mr. Reagan or Mr. Coolidge, is the better model for GOP hopefuls today.

At 6:30 p.m., historians, policy experts, politicians and media personalities will take the stage to battle over the merits of the two presidents. Arguing on President Reagan's behalf will be John H. Sununu, former governor of New Hampshire and chief of staff to President George H.W. Bush. Seconding Gov. Sununu will be Reagan biographer Steven Hayward. Defending President Coolidge will be Jim Douglas, former governor of Vermont and Amity Shlaes, bestselling author of Coolidge and The Forgotten Man, and chairman of the Coolidge Foundation. Syndicated columnist Cal Thomas will moderate the debate.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 
Register for this event »
For more information, please visit the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation Web site.

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