Seattle Think & Drink on Sept. 26 Dives Into Negative Political Campaigning

Humanities Washington presents Dirty Business: A History of Negative Campaigning, a conversation at Naked City Brewery on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

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An image from the controversial “Daisy” advertisement, run by Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidential campaign against Barry Goldwater.

SEATTLE – Join Humanities Washington for the next installment of its popular Think & Drink discussion series: Dirty Business: A History of Negative Campaigning. The conversation takes place at 7p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26 at Naked City Brewery in Seattle. This free event will explore how our elections have been shaped by political mudslinging – from the time of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams and continuing through today.

YOU CAN GO

What: Dirty Business: A History of Negative Campaigning
When: 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012
Where: Naked City Brewery & Taphouse, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N, Seattle [Directions]
Cost: Free
On the Web: humanities.org/programs/think-drink

Note: Arrive early to secure a seat

This Think & Drink features presenters David Domke, Peter Callaghan and Greg Lane. Domke is a professor and chair of the Communication Department at the University of Washington, as well as a former journalist. Callaghan has been a columnist with The News Tribune in Tacoma for 27 years and formerly worked at The (Everett) Herald and The Associated Press in Olympia and Seattle. Lane is the president and CEO of TVW, Washington’s public-affairs television network. Ross Reynolds, the host of KUOW’s award-winning news-talk program The Conversation, will be the night’s moderator.

Humanities Washington’s Think & Drink program brings hosted conversations on provocative topics and new ideas to pubs and tasting rooms around the state. For more information, please visit humanities.org/programs/think-drink.

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