NPR's Liasson to discuss elections
Posted February 22, 2008; 01:20 p.m.
Mara Liasson, a national political correspondent for National Public Radio, will present a talk on "The 2008 Elections" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in 16 Robertson Hall.
Liasson appears regularly on NPR's "All Things Considered" and "Morning Edition." She covers politics and policy from Washington, D.C., focusing on the White House and Congress, and reports on political trends beyond the Beltway. Now covering her fifth presidential election, Liasson tracks candidates and issues in both presidential and congressional races.
Liasson, who joined NPR in 1985, was a White House correspondent during the Clinton presidency, earning three Merriman Smith Awards from the White House Correspondents Association for daily news coverage.
This talk is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.