Saturday, January 17, 2009

P. J. O'Rourke Speaks in Indy

"The Future of Freedom Agenda: Why the State of Global Democracy Matters to Americans" is the title of a presentation by P. J. O'Rourke.

Sponsored by the Economic Club of Indiana, the luncheon begins at noon Wednesday (21 January) in the Indiana Convention Center, 100 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis. Single tickets are $30 for nonmembers.

O’Rourke is a correspondent for The Atlantic and an H.L Mencken Research Fellow at the Cato Institute. He is the author of twelve books and four bestsellers: Parliament of Whores, Give War a Chance, All the Trouble in the World and On the Wealth of Nations.

O’Rourke is the former editor-in-chief of the National Lampoon and was a foreign correspondent for Rolling Stone magazine for 15 years. He is a widely published freelance journalist and regular on the NPR news quiz “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me.” He also serves on the Board of Trustees at Freedom House.

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