Primaries and Caucuses: The 2008 Version of Nominating the President

Note change of last class: Wednesday, March 5, 2008, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Briar Club, 2603 Timmons @ Westheimer Preview: One Tuesday, December 18, 2007, 6:00–7:30 p.m. Two Thursdays, January 10, February 7, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Upper Kirby District Headquarters, 3015 Richmond at Eastside (just west of Kirby)

In 1996 the Houston Seminar heralded its Super Tuesday lectures as follows: “Texas and seven other states will select their presidential delegates March 12. . . Several Republican candidates may be viable before Super Tuesday, but only one or two will likely survive.” How times have changed! Richard Murray will help us sort out the here and now of this season’s caususes and primaries in three timely sessions beginning in January. In addition, in December we offer the opportunity to get a preview of events before they begin.

Richard Murray is the Bob Lanier Professor of Urban Public Policy and the director of surveying for the Center for Public Policy at the University of Houston.

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Welcome to Spring 2018! 

Going Baroque!
Thursday, January 18, 7:30–9:00 p.m. | Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Boulevard at Greenbriar. Parking information distributed to subscribers.


An Intimate Concert of Modern and Contemporary Music of Mexico
Tuesday, January 23, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Private home. Address to subscribers.

Comida en la Cuidad
Tuesday, February 6, noon | Caracol Restaurant, 2200 Post Oak Boulevard, 77056


Modern Architecture in Mexico City
Tuesday, February 20, 12:00-1:30 P.M. | Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University


Thomas Jefferson: The Essential Democrat
Three Wednesdays, February 21, 28 and March 7, 6:30-8:00 P.M. | Covenant Church, 4949 Caroline, 77004



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