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The SCM presents: Presidential Election Insights with Peter Baker and Susan Glasser

October 19, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SponsorSchool of Communication and MediaCostFree and open to the publicPosted InSchool of Communication and Media
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Join the School of Communication and Media in a virtual event that features two of the most prominent political commentators in the country, Peter Baker and Susan Glasser. The pair will provide in-depth presidential election insights and also discuss their newly released book, “The Man Who Ran Washington,” a biography of political power broker and US Secretary of State James Baker.

Peter Baker is the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times, and has been responsible for covering four US presidents for both the Times and The Washington Post. He has covered some of the most important stories in American political history, including the impeachment of Donald Trump, George W. Bush’s involvement in the Iraq War, and Ken Starr’s investigation of Bill Clinton. He has authored six books, including the most current release with Glasser, and is a political analyst on MSNBC.

A founder and editor of Politico Magazine, Susan Glasser is a staff writer for The New Yorker and scribes a weekly column on the President and Washington DC. She has also served in a range of roles for the Washington Post during her career, including as editor of Outlook and national news and co-Moscow Bureau chief along with Baker. She has authored of two books and serves as a global affairs analyst for CNN.

“The Man Who Ran Washington” chronicles both the life of one of America’s most influential political figures and the evolution of America’s Republican party from one of fiscal conservatism to the populist incarnation of Donald Trump.

The October 19 discussion will be moderated by School of Communication and Media Director Keith Strudler. A Q& A with the audience will follow the moderated conversation.

Members and guests of the Montclair State Community are invited to register using the following Zoom link:

The public can watch the event live at the following address:

For more information, please contact School of Communication and Media administrator Debra Daitchman at