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President’s Radio Series, Forum speakers featured

Hugh Hewitt, author of “Painting the Map Red,” recently discussed his new book on the “Hannity & Colmes” program on Fox News.

He also appeared on CNN's “Larry King Live” on Friday, March 31, a program that was repeated on Sunday, April 2.

Hewitt, a prominent voice “from the right,” is a conservative talk show host and contributor to the Weekly Standard. He is better known on this campus as President Mark D. Gearan's roommate at Harvard University. Hewitt was a guest on the Nov. 30 President's Radio Series.

A recent President's Forum speaker, Janet Murguía, who visited the Colleges and spoke on “Latinos and the American Future” on March 1, talked about immigration and border issues on the March 28 NBC-TV's “Today” show.

She and Lou Dobbs of CNN's “Lou Dobbs Tonight” discussed controlling immigration and controlling boarders, guest worker programs, the estimated 11 million illegal workers now in the United States, and the McCain-Kennedy Bill.

Niall O’Dowd, who spoke at HWS as part of the President's Forum Leature series in February 2000, was recently featured in the New York Times.

The Times article dealt with a group called the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform, of which O'Dowd is chairman. He is also the founding publisher of two prominent Irish-American publications in the United States.

Andrew Card, former White House Chief of Staff who spoke at an HWS event in Washington, D.C. in 2004, was recently in several print and broadcast articles after leaving his White House position.

A News Analysis by Robin Toner, who spoke as part of the President's Forum in November 2004, was printed in the April 5 edition of The New York Times.

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