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The 2018 Texas Tribune Festival is upon us! Join us Sept. 27-29 in downtown Austin for two days of unique perspectives, thoughtful conversation and networking — all in the shadow of the Texas Capitol. 

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Saturday, September 29 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Is Texas Really the Future?

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The best-selling author of “God Save Texas” and one of the state’s leading historians on the Lone Star bellwether.

This event is part of Open Congress, a free, open-to-the-public street festival held on Austin's historic Congress Ave. on Saturday, Sept. 29. RSVP to attend Open Congress here.

Supported by The University of Texas at Austin

Moderators
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Stephen Harrigan

Author
Harrigan is an author and longtime writer for Texas Monthly. He has written 10 books, including the New York Times bestseller “The Gates of the Alamo,” a novel about the siege and fall of the Alamo in 1836. Harrigan was a finalist for the 2015 National Magazine Awards. Most recently... Read More →

Speakers
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Lawrence Wright

Author and Staff Writer for The New Yorker
Wright is an author, screenwriter and playwright who joined The New Yorker in 1992. He is most recently the author of “ God Save Texas: A Journey Into the Soul of the Lone Star State.” Wright is also the author of “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief” and co-produced... Read More →