History Department
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"Perspectives on Leadership: 2012 Election "

Wed, October 17, 2012 | Longhorn Network

9:00 PM

Longhorn Network to air Election Special featuring Distinguished University of Texas Faculty and Students

Program features lively student debate and faculty conversation.

On Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 9 p.m. CT, Longhorn Network will air Perspectives on Leadership: 2012 Election, featuring distinguished University of Texas faculty and leaders from various UT political student organizations. Longhorn Network is the 24/7 channel devoted to University of Texas athletics and academics as well as cultural programming from in and around the greater Austin community.

The hour-long program will begin with a discussion on effective national leadership, hosted by Dr. Jeremi Suri, a professor in UT’s Department of History and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. He will be joined by Dr. Howard Prince, retired Brigadier General of the United States Army and the Loyd Hackler Endowed Chair in Ethical Leadership at the LBJ School of Public Affairs; Dr. Terri Givens, Professor of Government and Director of the Texas Language Roadmap; and Angela Evans, Clinical Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and former Deputy Director of the Congressional Research Service for the U.S. Congress.

The show will conclude with a moderated discussion, also hosted by Dr. Suri, on fundamental questions about each Presidential candidate. This portion of the show will feature Leslie Tisdale, President of University Democrats and Danny Zeng, Communications Director for the College Republicans at Texas.

“As part of our mission, Longhorn Network strives to create programming that helps to capture the wide array of newsworthy activities that take place each and every day on the UT Austin campus,” said Stephanie Druley, vice president of production. “This election special features highly regarded UT faculty, engaged student leaders from across the political spectrum, and some of the university's best emerging scholars in government.”

Where to Watch
Longhorn Network is available on AT&T U-verse TV, Verizon FiOS TV, Grande Communications, Cablevision, Consolidated Communications, En-Touch Systems, E-Tex Communications, Bay City Cablevision, Mid-Coast Cablevision and Texas Mid-Gulf Cablevision. Longhorn Network is now available online to Verizon FiOS and Grande Communications subscribers at LonghornNetwork.com. It will be available on smartphones to fans with an affiliated video subscription in the near future.

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