Second Installment Of NYU Brademas Center’s Lecture Series

For the Second Annual Bernard and Irene Schwartz Lecture on Congress-hosted by New York University’s John Brademas Center for the Study of Congress and by the Library of Congress-House Historian Robert V. Remini will lecture on his latest book, “The House: The History of the House of Representatives.” In the book, Dr. Remini outlines the development of the complex American institution from its earliest struggling stages to the world presence it has become. Dr. Remini is professor of history emeritus and research professor of humanities emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Winner of the National Book Award for the third volume of his study of Andrew Jackson, he has also written biographies of Henry Clay and Daniel Webster, among many other books. “The House” was developed in association with the Library of Congress, which appointed Dr. Remini Distinguished Visiting Scholar of American History in its John W. Kluge Center for Scholars so that he could write the book.

When: Wednesday, October 11, 2006; 4:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Where: Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Bldg (Members Rm.), 10 First St., S.E.

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The John Brademas Center for the Study of Congress at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University seeks to advance the understanding of Congress — its powers, processes and political character-among scholars, students pursuing careers in public service, those working on Capitol Hill and the public. The Center achieves its mission through nonpartisan research, teaching and public outreach events-such as symposia and conferences-focused on the role of Congress in making national policy. Our programming aims to explore issues and problems of the legislative branch from new perspectives.

Established in 1938, the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service offers advanced programs leading to the professional degrees of Master of Public Administration, Master of Urban Planning, Master of Science in Management, and Doctor of Philosophy. Through these rigorous programs, NYU Wagner educates the future leaders of public, nonprofit, and health institutions as well as private organizations serving the public sector.

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