George Will to speak on the 'Dependency Agenda'
Posted November 23, 2009; 06:30 p.m.
A lecture by Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George Will on "The Dependency Agenda" is set for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, in 120 Lewis Library.
Will, a 1968 Princeton graduate alumnus, will discuss new manifestations of government activism and Americans' dependence on the decisions of the political class.
Will's column has been syndicated by The Washington Post since 1974 and currently appears twice weekly in more than 400 newspapers. In 1976, he became a regular contributing editor of Newsweek magazine, for which he provides a bimonthly essay. In 1977, he won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary in his newspaper columns. Eight collections of Will's newspaper and magazine columns have been published, the most recent being "One Man's America: The Pleasures and Provocations of Our Singular Nation."
The talk will be simulcast in 138 Lewis Library and on Tiger TV channel 7. It is sponsored by the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions.