Bailey Cove Evening: The Audacity of Hope

Before becoming the 44th President-elect of the United States, in July 2004, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. One phrase in particular anchored itself in listeners’ minds, a reminder that for all the discord and struggle to be found in our history as a nation, we have always been guided by a dogged optimism in the future, or what President Obama called "the audacity of hope." Sandwiched between Martin Luther King Day three days before and Presidents Day a few weeks later, this discussion seems timely. [check the catalog]

Thursday, January 21, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bailey Cove meeting room