Bit Player: My Life with Presidents and Ideas
- Date: Tuesday, December 04, 2018
- Time: 12:00 pm
- Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC
Award-winning author Stephen Hess, as a 25-year-old, recently-discharged Army private in the 1950s, suddenly found himself as a part of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s speechwriting team. Over the following decades, Hess played bit roles in aiding other Presidents from both parties. Bit Player is an insightful and often humorous look at how Washington works—or doesn’t. Chuck Todd, host of NBC’s Meet the Press will moderate this discussion.
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