Speaker to assess first 100 days of Bush presidency during April 18 program at WFU

Charles O. Jones will present, “President Bush and the 50-50 Government at 100 Days,” April 18 at Wake Forest University. The 3:30 p.m. program will be held in the Annenberg Forum of Carswell Hall. It is free and open to the public.

Jones will assess the first 100 days of George W. Bush’s presidency and take questions from the audience. He is a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Insitution and is an Emeritus Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin.

Jones is a leading expert on presidential transitions, Congress and presidential-congressional relations and is a former president of the American Political Science Association. He has written more than a dozen books including, “Clinton and Congress,” published in 1999, and “Passages to the Presidency: From Campaigning to Governing,” in 1998.

For more information, call Andrew Rich, Wake Forest assistant professor of political science, at 336-758-3545. Rich is currently teaching “A New President in a New Century,” a freshman seminar course that examines the political and policy challenges facing the new president.

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