Curious about the role of religion and politics in the 2016 presidential election cycle? Interested in becoming a government speechwriter or political commentator? Join a lunchtime conversation with political commentator and former speechwriter Pete Wehner.
Wehner is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times and a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center who has served in the last three Republican administrations. In 2001, he was named deputy director of speechwriting for President George W. Bush. He later served as director of the Office of Strategic Initiatives, where he reached out to prominent thinkers and advised the White House on a range of domestic and international issues. A senior adviser to Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign, he has been affiliated with several leading research organizations. He is a frequent commentator on television and radio and has written widely on political, cultural, religious and national security issues.
Do Lunch is a series of informal lunch discussions featuring ethical leaders outside of Duke and their decision-making processes.
Catered lunch available to students who RSVP; space is limited. Sign-up form coming soon.
Thursday, November 3
Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke 101