A Conversation with Eleanor Clift

Eleanor Clift, a Washington correspondent for The Daily Beast and panelist on TV’s The McLaughlin Group, joins Library Director Crosby Kemper III in a discussion of the issues and personalities central to this turbulent election year.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Program: 
6:30 pm
Event Audio

Thirty-five more days.

An election year like no other nears November and a final verdict from American voters. What do we make of the twists, turns, and tempestuousness of the past eight months? What’s ahead for the presidency, for the major political parties, for a fitful country? Have we lost sight of a potential milestone in U.S. history, a woman’s ascension to the White House?

Prominent journalist Eleanor Clift, a Washington correspondent for The Daily Beast and panelist on television’s The McLaughlin Group, joins Library Director Crosby Kemper III in a public discussion of the issues and personalities central to the 2016 race. An election-year regular at the Library, Clift previously spoke here in November 2008 and September 2012.