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Friday, September 28 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Making Mr. Right

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Donald Trump, Ronald Reagan and the fate of conservatism.

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Susan Glasser

Staff Writer at The New Yorker
Glasser is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where she writes the weekly column “Trump’s Washington.” Prior to joining The New Yorker, she served as editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy, editor of Politico and founder of Politico Magazine. Glasser also worked as a foreign correspondent... Read More →

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Amanda Carpenter

Author and Contributor for CNN
Carpenter is a contributor for CNN, covering politics as a commentator. She is the author of “Gaslighting America: Why We Love it When Trump Lies to Us.” Carpenter previously worked as communications adviser for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and as a senior adviser for former U.S. Sen. Jim... Read More →
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Ben Domenech

Publisher of The Federalist
Domenech is publisher of The Federalist and hosts the Federalist Radio Hour. He also writes The Transom, a daily subscription newsletter for political insiders. Domenech previously served as editor-in-chief of The City, an academic journal covering politics and culture, and as a media... Read More →
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Bill Kristol

Founder and Editor-at-Large of The Weekly Standard
Kristol is the founder and editor-at-large of The Weekly Standard, as well as a political commentator for ABC. He appears on the network’s program "This Week" and contributes to special events and election coverage. Previously, Kristol was a columnist for The New York Times and... Read More →
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Matt K. Lewis

Senior Columnist for The Daily Beast and Commentator for CNN
Lewis is a senior columnist at the Daily Beast and political commentator for CNN. He is also the author of “Too Dumb to Fail: How the GOP Betrayed the Reagan Revolution to Win Elections (and How It Can Reclaim Its Conservative Roots).” Lewis is the host of his own podcast, Matt... Read More →

Friday September 28, 2018 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
The Paramount Theatre 713 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701