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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Finishing up Spring 2018! 

Mexico City: Past, Present, Future
April 3-9
And our travelers are there in the present!


Gorbachev: His Life and Times
Monday, April 16, 6:30-8:00 P.M. | The Junior League, 1811 Briar Oaks Ln, 77027
Co-sponsored with World Affairs Council of Houston


Behind the Pages: A Conversation with William Middleton 
Tuesday, April 24, 6:30-8:00 P.M.


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