Wrapping Up The Election

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Date: 11/8/2012

Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM (CST)

Location: (Overby Auditorium, first floor of the Overby Center)

LecturesLectures: Charles Overby and four panelists with Mississippi roots and national outlooks assess the results of the 2012 election.

Open to the Public

Full details:

               The fall semester schedule at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at Ole Miss will be completed with two diverse election-week programs.

               Charles Overby, chairman of the center, will lead a discussion to assess the results of the 2012 election on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 5:30 p.m.  Joining him with be four panelists with backgrounds in Mississippi and with national outlooks:

 – Will Feltus of Washington, D.C., a former member of Sen. Thad Cochran’s staff, is a Republican consultant specializing in media research and advertising.

– Alan Huffman and Michael Rejebian, partners in a Jackson political research firm, are former journalists who are authors of a book published this year, “We’re With Nobody,” which describes their work in “opposition research” for Democratic candidates.

– Curtis Wilkie, who is a senior fellow at the Overby Center, has covered eight presidential campaigns as national political correspondent for the Boston Globe and is author of three books.

“We will have a robust discussion about why the election turned out the way it did and  the ramifications for the future,” Overby said.

The event is free and open to the public.


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Event posted by: dj@olemiss.edu