Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow Eleanor Clift of Newsweek magazine will present a free
public lecture at Samford Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m. in Brock Recital
Hall. Her topic will be “Women in
Politics: From Suffrage to Shattering the Glass Ceiling.”
Clift, a Newsweek
contributing editor, writes about the Washington power structure, the influence
of women in politics and other issues.
Formerly the magazine’s White House correspondent, she also served as
congressional and political correspondent and as deputy Washington bureau
chief. Her column, “Capitol
Letter,” is posted each Friday on Newsweek.com.
The Samford program is presented by the Frances Marlin Mann
Center and its Andrew Gerow Hodges Lecture in Ethics and Leadership. Clift will be in residence at Samford
as a Wilson Fellow Sept. 19-24.
She will speak in classes and meet with groups of students and faculty.