CMC Election Events

September 11
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
“The ‘Axis of Evil’ and Beyond: U.S. Foreign Policy in a Complex and Dangerous World”
Andrew E. Busch is Professor of Government and Associate Dean of the Faculty at Claremont McKenna College

September 15
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
“Politics and the Presidency”
Karl Rove, Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush

September 16
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
“The Breakfast of Politicos: A New Way to Get the News”
Tom Bevan, Co-founder and Executive Editor of RealClearPolitics

September 23
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
“The Codger versus the Whippersnapper: Prospects for the 2008 Election”
James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly

September 25
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
“Great Expectations: The Stock Market, the Washington Consensus, and the Promise of Prosperity in the Developing World”
Peter Henry, Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Economics and Associate Director of the Center for Global Business and the Economy, Stanford University

September 29
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
“The Future of America’s Preeminence in Asia”
Victor Cha, D.S. Song-Korea Foundation Chair and Director of Asian Studies, Georgetown University
Freeman Foundation Visiting Professor of Asian Affairs, CMC

September 30
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
“To Drill or Not to Drill? Lessons from Brazil for the U.S. Alternative Energy Debate”
Marc Weidenmier, William F. Podlich ’66 Professor of Economics & Director, Lowe Institute for Political Economy

October 2
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
Athenaeum Hosts Vice Presidential Debate-Watching Event: Oct. 2

October 7
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
“Straight Talk: What Are the Presidential Candidates Really Trying to Say?”
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Blogger for

October 13
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
“Sisyphus and Leviathan Meet Goldilocks and the Three Bears: The Dilemmas of Presidential Leadership”
Michael Genovese, Loyola Chair of Leadership Studies, Professor of Political Science, Director of the Institute for Leadership Studies, Loyola Marymount University

October 29
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
“National Security and the 2008 Elections”
Matthew Yglesias, senior editor, Center for American Progress Action Fund

November 4
Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
“Election Night: Analyzing the Results”
Andrew Busch, CMC Professor of Government
Ken Miller, CMC Assistant Professor of Government