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Political consultant Bob Shrum and Geoffrey Cowan Debate the Public’s Right to Know following downtown performance of Cowan’s ‘Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers’—Feb. 25

February 11, 2010
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Immediately after a performance of the show “Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers” at the New York Theater Workshop in lower Manhattan on Thursday, February 25, the Democratic political consultant and NYU Wagner senior fellow Bob Shrum will take to the stage to discuss national security and the public’s right to know with the playwright, Geoffrey Cowan. 

Shrum, who has advised top Democratic presidential candidates, is the author of “No Excuses, Concessions of a Serial Campaigner.” He currently teaches at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University.

Cowan is a professor at USC Annenberg and the director of is Center on Communication Leadership & Policy.

The performance will begin at 8:00 p.m. The post-performance discussion will start promptly at 9:30 p.m.  The New York Theatre Workshop is located at 79 East 4th Street. For more information, please visit the website.

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Events and Traditions, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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