Author, political strategist and Fox News commentator Susan Estrich to speak on campus Nov. 1.
Susan Estrich, former Democratic strategist and current Fox News TV commentator, will speak at Pomona College on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in Bridges Hall of Music (Little Bridges). Her topic is “Perspective and Bias: The Political Scene and How the Media Covers It.”
Estrich, who managed Michael Dukakis' presidential campaign, is author of the new book The Case for Hillary Clinton. Her previous books include Sex and Power, How to Get Into Law School and Getting Away with Murder: How Politics is Destroying the Criminal Justice System. Estrich's talk, sponsored by ASPC and the Public Events Committee, will be followed by a question and answer session and book signing. It will be the first in a series of speeches on Women in the Media.
On Wednesday, Nov. 9, New York Times correspondent Amy Waldman will discuss “The Democratization of Information,'' in a talk set for 7 p.m. in the Smith Campus Center's Rose Hills Theatre. Former co-bureau chief for the Times in New Delhi, Waldman will explain how broadened access to information - from blogs to wireless networks to camera phones -- is reshaping social values and power dynamics. The talk is sponsored by ASPC, ASHMC and the New York Times Education Program.