Reflections on Leadership, Governance and Politics


Tuesday, October 1, 2019
7:30 p.m.
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Music Hall / 4400 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15234

The University of Pittsburgh and Dick Thornburgh, Pennsylvania's 41st Governor, invite you to the American Experience Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Governor Tom Ridge and Governor Ed Rendell.

Governors Ridge and Rendell, a Republican and a Democrat, were elected to two terms in the state's highest office, and each built a national following.

The will discuss their own experiences, the current political climate, and what today's leaders should do to advance the interests of the American people in a rapidly changing, highly competitive and sometimes unfriendly world. 

Their discussion will be moderated by Dave Davies, who has covered politics and government from Philadelphia for more than thirty years.  Mr. Davies is a senior reporter for public radio station WHYY, with studios on Independence Mall, and also is a regular contributor and sometimes host for NPR's Fresh Air with Tony Gross.

This lecture will celebrate it's golden anniversary in 2020 and is co-sponsored by: The Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law & Public Policy, the Office of the Chancellor, and the University Honors College.

Parking suggested at Museum Parking Lot Access on Forbes Avenue and South Craig Street

This event is free and open to the public.  Registration is required.  Seating is limited.

Business attire suggested.