University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Rick Wilson


Bill & Roberta Witchger

Rick Wilson is a Republican political strategist and infamous negative ad-maker. His work appears in The Daily Beast, The Washington Post and Politico. He’s a frequent guest on the networks, CNN, MSNBC and NPR. His new book is "Everything Trump Touches Dies, A Republican Strategist Gets Real About the Worst President Ever."


Scheduled events:
Who is Donald Trump?
Rick Wilson, Greg Miller and David Corn have written extensively about politics, in general, and President Trump in particular. These insiders will share their thoughts about the President, his first two years in office ... and what to expect in the next two.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 340)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: David Corn, Greg Miller, Rick Wilson
Moderator: David Corn
Can Truth Survive Fake News?
Facts are facts ... aren't they? Rick Wilson, David McCraw and Nina Burleigh will weigh in on "alternate truths" and ponder why so many Americans now believe whatever they hear — as long as it fits their own personal narrative. Leading the conversation will be David Maraniss.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 340)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Nina Burleigh, David McCraw, Rick Wilson
Moderator: David Maraniss
Can We Work Together Anymore?
A Democrat, A Republican and an Undocumented Immigrant, who considers himself an American, have a conversation.

UA BookStore (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Dan Pfeiffer, Jose Vargas, Rick Wilson
Moderator: Mary Chinwe Okoye

Book:
Everything Trump Touches Dies A Republican Strategist Gets Real About the Worst President Ever
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
simon & schuster
August 2018
ISBN 9781982103125
$27.00, INSTORE
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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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