Undergraduate/Graduate, 1 Unit, Fall 2012, Tuesdays 7:00-8:30pm
Co-taught by Rob Reich (Political Science), Pulitzer-Prize winning historian David Kennedy (History) and Jim Steyer, CEO Commonsense Media (and Stanford lecturer).
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This course will focus on the fall election in November 2012. Class meets once per week, on Tuesday evenings 7:00 – 8:30pm, with serial examinations of major topics at stake in the election: foreign policy, the economy, the Supreme Court, and campaign strategy. We will also devote one session to California.
Distinguished guests will participate in sessions moderated by the instructors, with participation by students. Among the confirmed guests to date:
John Hennessy, President of Stanford University
Steve Schmidt, Campaign Manager for John McCain 2008
Mike McCurry, Press Secretary for President Bill Clinton
John Taylor, Professor of Economics, Stanford University
The course is designed for the entire Stanford community: jointly offered for undergraduate and graduate students (through listings in Political Science and History) and for community members through the Continuing Studies Program. For students, the course is available for 1 credit. Enrollment for the class is capped. You can begin to enroll in the class on Axess on August 1, 2012.