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Voting Fight Author To Speak At League Luncheon In Scarsdale

Author Michael Waldman will speak at the Westchester League of Women Voters luncheon on June 2 in Scarsdale.
Author Michael Waldman will speak at the Westchester League of Women Voters luncheon on June 2 in Scarsdale. Photo Credit: www.brennancenter.org

SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- Michael Waldman, NYU Brennan Center President and Author of “The Fight to Vote,” will speak Thursday, June 2 at the League of Women Voters of Westchester Luncheon in Scarsdale.

Waldman will discuss his latest book, "The Fight to Vote" (2016), which is a history of the long struggle to win voting rights and political equality for all citizens.

All are welcome to attend the luncheon and talk. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

For reservations, mail a $40 check payable to LWVW, to Kitt Rosenthal, 61Birchall Drive, Scarsdale, NY 10583.

Waldman appears frequently on television and radio to discuss public policy, the presidency and the law. He was Director of Speechwriting for President Bill Clinton from 1995-99, serving as Assistant to the President.

Earlier, he was Special Assistant to the President for Policy Coordination from 1993-95.

As the top White House policy aide on campaign finance reform, he drafted the Clinton administration’s public financing proposal.

Prior to his government service, Waldman was the Executive Director of Public Citizen’s Congress Watch, a Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and a partner in a litigation law firm in New York City and Washington, D.C.

For further information, contact kittrosenthal@gmail.com or call (914) 723-5126.

The luncheon is at 12:30 p.m. at Scarsdale Woman’s Club, 37 Drake Road, Scarsdale.

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