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Journalists to Hash out 2012 Election at Nov. 8 Event

Two journalists, Adam Clymer, former New York Times correspondent, and Jon Margolis, former Chicago Tribune correspondent, will discuss the 2012 election in a roundtable format event, Thursday, Nov. 8 at 3 p.m. in North Lounge, Billings.

Clymer was with the New York Times from 1977 until July, 2003, and served as its national political correspondent for the 1980 presidential election, polling editor from 1983 to 1990, political editor for George H. W. Bush’s presidential campaign in 1988, and chief Washington correspondent from 1999 through 2003.

Margolis, who left the Chicago Tribune in 1995, spent most of his 23 years with the Tribune in the Washington Bureau as the newspaper’s chief national correspondent. In 1988, he was one of the journalists asking questions of Senators Lloyd Bentsen and Dan Quayle in their televised vice presidential debate.

The event is free and open to the public.

Information: (802) 656-0758.