Chief presidential speechwriter to present lecture

Author: Tim Masterton


William McGurn, chief speechwriter for the White House, will present a lecture titledFuture Government and Public Policyat 10:40 a.m. April 21 (Friday) in the Jordan Auditorium of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.

The lecture is part ofMendozasTen Years Hencelecture series and is free and open to the public.

A 1980 Notre Dame graduate, McGurn was appointed assistant to the president for speechwriting in March 2005.He previously served as speechwriter for News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch.

McGurn also has served as chief editorial writer and member of the editorial board at the Wall Street Journal.In addition to years of editorial and writing experience, he also is co-author of the bookIs the Market Moral? A Dialogue on Religion, Economics and Justice.

Established in 2005,Ten Years Hencewas created in response to the unprecedented challenges and opportunities present in the global society of the 21 st century.The lecture series offers expertsforecasts and analyses on topics such as bio-technology, water, oil and fundamentalism, and helps students develop a sense of theknowable futureby studying current positions, trends and causes related to major social, political, technological and economic issues.

For more information, visit theTen Years HenceWeb site at .

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