In November 2004, George W Bush swept back into office promising to prosecute the war on terror more effectively abroad while carrying out sweeping reforms at home. This debate airs very different perspectives on the Bush presidency.
Former Congress members Beverley Byron and Ronald A Sarasin and Professor Philip Davies, the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library, will discuss Bush's presidency and the legacy he will leave behind in a public debate at LSE on Tuesday 8 November.
Professor Arne Westad, co-director of the Cold War Studies Centre at LSE, will chair this event, which is part of the LSE Cold War Studies Centre's America as Another Country lecture series.
Former Congresswoman Beverley Byron was western Maryland's representative to the US Congress from 1978 to 1992.
Professor Philip Davies is director of the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library.
Former Congressman Ronald Sarasin was Connecticut's representative in US Congress from 1973 to 1979.
Bush Two, Year One: lame duck or radical reformer? is on Tuesday 8 November at 6.30pm in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.
To reserve a press seat, please contact Judith Higgin, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is one of a series of the Cold War Studies Centre's America as Another Country Series. The lecture series continues with:
27 October 2005