Reporter, Author, Political Analyst Bill Sammon Speaks at Denison
Posted: October 29, 2007 / Last Updated: October 31, 2007
Bill Sammon, senior White House correspondent for the Washington Examiner and political analyst for Fox News, will speak at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 5 in Slayter Hall Auditorium (200 Ridge Road). Sammon's lecture at Denison, "Up Close and Personal: A Reporter's Perspective on George W. Bush," is sponsored by the College Republicans and is free and open to the public. Child care will be available.
Sammon is the author of several politically oriented books, including his most recent, "The Evangelical President: George Bush's Struggle to Spread a Moral Democracy Throughout the World." Four of his books have been placed on the New York Times' best-seller list. Before joining the Examiner, Sammon was senior White House correspondent for the Washington Times, where he nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for his investigative reporting on illegal fundraising by the Teamsters and the Democratic Party. His experince includes covering the 2000 presidential race as one of the first reporters to arrive in Tallahassee for the post-election standoff, remaining there until it was over.
A native of Cleveland and graduate of Miami University of Ohio, Sammon reported for the Plain Dealer and spent two years uncovering widespread corruption at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, prompting investigations into voter fraud that resulted in the dismissal of top election officials from both political parties.
A reception and book signing will follow the event. For more information, contact Professor Emmett Buell at email@example.com or (740) 587-6502.
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CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- A lecture by Washington Examiner senior White House correspondent Bill Sammon, "Up Close and Personal: A Reporter's Perspective on George W. Bush"; 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 5, Slayter Hall Auditorium (200 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. Call (740) 587-6502 to confirm information.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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