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CROSSROADS: A Conversation About America’s Future Featuring Juan Williams and Cal ThomasCrossroads

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, 7:30 p.m. Meridian Ballroom, Morris University Center

With one of the most contentious elections in U.S. history coming in November, Juan Williams and Cal Thomas will take the Arts & Issues stage to debate the important issues driving our nation’s future. As America has become more polarized, Williams and Thomas will examine the qualities and shortcomings of our political process, how elections are affected, and how those in the positions of power act. Though they often disagree, they will discuss ways in which citizens can effectively find common ground and lessen the divide on critical issues. 

Juan Williams, an Emmy award winner for television documentary writing, has worked as a reporter for NPR, The Washington Post and as a political analyst for Fox News. His opinion columns have won numerous awards, including the Columnist of the Year by the Washingtonian, and a political commentary award by the American Association of University Women. 

Cal Thomas is a panelist on the Fox News show Watch, co-writes a twice-weekly forum page titled “Common Ground” for USA Today, and hosts a daily radio program syndicated to more than 300 stations nationwide. Thomas has also worked for NBC, CNBC and PBS television.

Sponsored by:

Madison County Regional Office of Education

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