An Evening with David Axelrod
The League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area and the Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy will present “An Evening with David Axelrod.” The event will feature a wide-ranging conversation with Mr. Axelrod including current challenges to democracy and engagement in the political process.
Mr. Axelrod’s New York Times best-selling memoir, Believer: My Forty Years in Politics, will be available for purchase, courtesy of the Lake Forest Bookstore. Mr. Axelrod will sign copies of the book.Advance purchase is encouraged. A limited number of tickets may be available at the door for $20 for adults and $15 for students. Seating is general admission; doors will open at 6:30 pm.
About David Axelrod
David Axelrod is a preeminent American political strategist and commentator. He currently serves as the founding director of the University of Chicago's nonpartisan Institute of Politics and as a senior political commentator for CNN. Axelrod served as President Barack Obama’s chief strategist and senior advisor. He also hosts The Axe Files, a top-rated podcast featuring in-depth conversations with public figures across the political spectrum, and Hacks on Tap, a podcast with longtime Republican strategist Mike Murphy. A former political writer for the Chicago Tribune, Axelrod produced media strategy and advertising for 150 campaigns across the U.S., culminating in President Obama’s historic elections.
About the League of Women Voters
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization founded in 1920, encourages informed and active participation of citizens in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Learn more about the local chapter at www.lwv-lflb.org.
About the Adlai Stevenson Center
The Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy was formed in 2008 to enhance the global understanding and practice of democracy. The goal of the non-profit organization is to address challenges to democratic systems of government and conceive practical ways of addressing them. Learn more at www.stevensoncenterondemocracy.org/mission
John and Nancy Hughes Theater, Gorton Community Center
400 E. Illinois Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045