Former Missouri Gov. Bob Holden will lead a study group at the Dole Institute of Politics at KU.
The seminar's working title: "You Be the Governor: Challenges and Solutions in State Government." To be featured are "real-life examples of problems and decisions governors face."
The institute also is presenting its Presidential Lecture Series in February at the institute. The lineup:
- "Remembering President Gerald R. Ford" featuring Richard Norton Smith, former director of the Ford Presidential Library and founding director of the Dole Institute. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8.
- "Blog to the Chief: The Impact of Political Blogs on the 2008 Election" with five prominent political bloggers. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13.
- "America's Foremost Political Prognosticator" with Charlie Cook, publisher of the Cook Political Report. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21.
- "Winning the Nomination" with David Yepsen, reporter with the Des Moines Register, and others. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28.
For more info, call the institute at (785) 864-4900.
One more thing: A salute to Dole last week in Washington drew a crowd of 700 and raised more than $2 million for the institute.
Posted by Steve Kraske