Monday, October 7, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
Palo Alto, CA
Chris Matthews, Host, "Hardball with Chris Matthews," MSNBC; Author, Tip and Gipper: When Politics Worked
Michael Moritz, Managing Member, Sequoia Capital - Moderator
An established Washington insider, Matthews spent six years as a top aide and chief-of-staff to legendary Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill (D-Mass). During that time he witnessed the inner workings of the highest levels of American politics, including the evolving relationship between two of the most powerful men in the country – O’Neill and then-President Ronald Reagan. Now Matthews focuses on the unlikely friendship between the pair, which endured philosophical differences and bipartisan politics to reach much-needed compromise. Leaving behind a career in politics for journalism, Matthews has worked for the San Francisco Examiner and San Francisco Chronicle and has hosted “Hardball with Chris Matthews” since 1997.
Location: Schultz Cultural Hall, Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
Time: 6:30 p.m. check-in, 7 p.m. program, 8 p.m. book signing
Cost: $20 non-members, $15 members, $8 students (with valid ID). Premium: $55 non-members, $45 members (includes priority seating and copy of book)
Also know: Photo courtesy of MSNBC
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