What Would Jefferson Do? Or Washington? Or Madison, Lincoln, Truman, Eisenhower or the Roosevelts?
These are questions posed and addressed by former Houston Mayor Bill White in his book “America’s Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse.” He is the featured lecturer for the “BB&T Speaker Series in Political Economy, Free Markets and Free Societies.”
The event is planned for 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the University of Houston University Center, Theater Room. The series is free and open to the public and is co-hosted by the UH Hobby Center for Public Policy and the Honors College’s Phonesis Program.
White’s book examines federal leaders throughout American history and their responses to debt crises.
The BB&T Speaker Series convenes nationally renowned scholars and leading professionals to discuss timely policy and ethical issues.
White served three terms as Houston’s mayor from 2004 to 2010. He also served as U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy under President Bill Clinton from 1993-1995. Currently, he is a senior advisor at Lazard, a firm advising corporate leaders and governments worldwide.
For more information on the BB&T Speaker Series, visit: http://www.uh.edu/class/hcpp/civitas/speaker-series/.
WHAT: The UH Hobby Center for Public Policy BB&T Speaker Series
Featuring former Houston Mayor Bill White discussing “America’s Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse”
WHEN: 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16
WHERE: University of Houston University Center, Theater Room, Entrance 1 off Calhoun
For directions and parking information, visit http://www.uh.edu/uc/about_us/directions.html.