Ed Rendell To Speak Thursday In Freeman Auditorium
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell will discuss the 2016 presidential campaign on Thursday at Penn State.
Rendell will be joined by Penn State political science professor Michael Berkman, director of Penn State’s McCourtney Institute for Democracy for the event, “Reflections of the Campaign,” from 4-5:30 p.m. in the HUB-Robeson Center’s Freeman Auditorium.
The talk, part of the institute’s fall speaker series, is free and open to the public.
Rendell was Pennsylvania’s 45th governor from 2003-2011 and chair of the Democratic National Committee from 1999-2001. He was mayor of Philadelphia from 1992-2000 and the city’s district attorney from 1978-1986.
He was chair of the Philadelphia host committee for the Democratic National Convention this summer in Philadelphia.