|Tuesday, March 10, 2009
"The New Liberalism"
George Packer, Writer for The New Yorker
Ares Auditorium (Room 164)
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George Packer is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq, which received several prizes and was named one of the ten best books of 2005 by The New York Times Book Review. He is also the author of two novels, The Half Man and Central Square, and two works of non-fiction, The Village of Waiting and Blood of the Liberals, which won the 2001 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. He is the editor of The Fight Is for Democracy: Winning the War of Ideas in America and the World, and also the editor of a new two-volume edition of George Orwell's essays. His play Betrayed, based on a New Yorker article, ran in New York for five months in 2008 and won the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Off-Broadway Play.
Thc J. Byron McCormick Society for Law and Public Affairs was formed to honor the memory of J. Byron McCormick who served the State of Arizona with great distinction as President of the University of Arizona, as Dean of the University's College of Law, and as an advisor to the Arizona Board of Regents.