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Is American Democracy Going Backward? Comments and Conversation with Bob Weiner '74


Event Details

Thursday, October 6, 2022

2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Herter Hall

161 Presidents Drive

Amherst MA 01003


Event Website


Dan Gordon

History Department

From Watergate to Whitewater to Jan. 6 and the Future. What Can be Done?

Comments and Conversation with UMass History Alum Bob Weiner '74

Bob Weiner is a former Democratic National Committee Headquarter staffer who worked at the Watergate. He was a spokesperson for both the Clinton and Bush Whitehouse. He served as a part of the senior staff for Congressmen John Conyers, Charles Rnagel, Ed Koch, Claude Pepper, for Senator Ted Kennedy and 4-Star General Barry McCaffrey. Weiner is a winner of the National Press Club President's Award as leader of an OpEd writing group that recruits young and college journalists as bylined co-writers for 1,000+ articles. He is also a radio and TV commentator. 

Sponsored by the UMass Amherst History Department.