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Panel discussion on California gubernatorial recall debate

02 September 2003

ATTENTION: Political reporters covering the recall election

Contact: Janet Gilmore
(510) 642-5685 jeg@pa.urel.berkeley.edu

A public viewing of Wednesday night's televised debate on the California gubernatorial recall, followed by a panel discussion by scholars at the University of California, Berkeley, about the candidates' positions on issues raised during the debate.

The UC Berkeley event is being hosted by the campus's Institute of Governmental Studies.

Tomorrow, (Wednesday, Sept. 3). Individuals are invited to gather at the Institute of Governmental Studies from 3:45 p.m. until about 6 p.m. to watch the two-hour debate, then stay for the panel discussion that will run from 6-7 p.m.

The institute's library, 109 Moses Hall.

Panelists will include:

  • James Bushnell, director of research at the University of California Energy Institute
  • Helen Halpin, professor of health policy and director of the Center for Health and Public Policy Studies, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • David Pearson, professor and dean of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education