Library EventLIT Talks - Jesse Wegman "Let The People Pick The President"

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

05/12/2020 7:00pm 05/12/2020 9:00pm LIT Talks - Jesse Wegman "Let The People Pick The President" Join us online for an evening with New York Times editorial board member Jesse Wegman. In "Let The People Pick The President: the case for abolishing the Electoral College" Wegman makes a powerful case for choosing presidents based on a national popular vote. Two of the last five presidential elections have been won by the candidate who lost the popular vote, calling the integrity of America's entire electoral system into question. Register to receive invite information at : https://bit.ly/LITtalks or stream live via The Library Channel at : https://www.youtube.com/user/thelibrarychannel LIT Talks is a series of occasional events designed to bring the authors of books about politics and social engagement to the library to discuss the ideas in those books are sponsored by the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature and the Iowa City Public Library. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

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Join us online for an evening with New York Times editorial board member Jesse Wegman. In "Let The People Pick The President: the case for abolishing the Electoral College" Wegman makes a powerful case for choosing presidents based on a national popular vote. Two of the last five presidential elections have been won by the candidate who lost the popular vote, calling the integrity of America's entire electoral system into question.

Register to receive invite information at : https://bit.ly/LITtalks or stream live via The Library Channel at : https://www.youtube.com/user/thelibrarychannel

LIT Talks is a series of occasional events designed to bring the authors of books about politics and social engagement to the library to discuss the ideas in those books are sponsored by the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature and the Iowa City Public Library.

This event is open to the public.

Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature

Cosponsor Name: John Kenyon

Cosponsor Phone: (319) 356-5245