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Center for American Progress

: Launch of New CAP/PBC Progressive Authors Series
Past Event

Launch of New CAP/PBC Progressive Authors Series

6:30 - 7:30 PM EDT

The Center for American Progress  and the Progressive Book Club are pleased to launch, "Moving Forward: Foundations of a New Progressive Era," a new authors series that will bring together leading writers and policy experts in a unique in-person and online discussion forum for Americans to learn, connect, and debate progressive ideas.

The series will examine a range of issues emerging from the intersection of history, philosophy, political theory and public policy. Each event will feature a different topic, author, and moderator with live and online audiences ready to debate and discuss the issues raised. Additional online content over time will include author interviews, videos, webinars and links to supporting content and activism resources hosted by CAP, PBC and other partner organizations.

The first event in the series will feature historian Kevin Mattson, author of "What the Heck Are You Up To, Mr. President?" Jimmy Carter, America’s "Malaise" And the Speech That Should Have Changed the Country.

Introduction by:

Governor Howard Dean, Independent Consultant and Senior Advisor, Chairman, Progressive Book Club

Moderated by:

John Halpin, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Ruy Teixeira, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress


Kevin Mattson, Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University and Affiliated Scholar of the Center for American Progress
James Fallows, National Correspondent, The Atlantic; former chief White House speechwriter for Jimmy Carter.