Robert Shrum, leading political analyst, Democratic strategist and Senior Fellow at the NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, will analyze three pivotal American presidential elections from 1960-2012 - several in which he held senior campaign roles - in three talks over the spring semester to create a comparative context through imagery and arguments for the Italian election.
1960: The Dawn of Presidential Debates February 27 - Villa Sassetti
1980: The Liberal Challenge, the Reagan Revolution March 6 - Villa Sassetti
2008: Change versus Experience March 20 - Villa Sassetti
2012: The Return of the Appeal to Economic Justice- Whose side are you on? April 3 - Villa Sassetti