Gail Collins, Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times; Author, As Texas Goes: How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda
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Katrina Heron, Editor-at-Large, Newsweek/The Daily Beast - Moderator The first woman editor of The New York Times editorial page and a best-selling author, Collins reveals in her explosive new book that Texas has become the bellwether of a far-reaching national movement that continues to have profound social and economic consequences for the nation. The proud state of big oil and bigger ambition has created a conservative political agenda that is shaping our national identity. Collins declares, “Like it or not, as Texas goes, so goes the nation.” Location: Schultz Cultural Hall – Oshman Family JCC – 3921 Fabian Way – Palo Alto, CATime: 11:30 a.m. check in, noon program, 1 p.m. book signingCost: $20 standard, $12 Members, $7 students (with valid ID); Premium: $40 standard and members (includes copy of the book & seating in the front)Also know: In association with The 2012 Project