Harding University continues Lecture Series with iconic political strategist

Political strategist Karl Rove continues the 2012-13 American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series at Harding University Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. in Benson Auditorium.

Rove was the mastermind behind former President George W. Bush’s successful 2000 and 2004 campaigns and served as the president’s senior adviser from 2000-07 and as deputy chief of staff from 2004-07. He is the author of the best-selling book, “Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight,” and he writes a weekly op-ed for the Wall Street Journal.

Additionally, Rove appears as a contributor on Fox News, and his columns have appeared in The Daily Beast, Financial Times, Forbes, The Times, Washington Post and The Weekly Standard.

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Young America’s Foundation. Open seating — no ticket necessary. For more information, contact the American Studies Institute at 501-279-4497.

Harding is the largest private university in Arkansas with 6,815 students and attracts more National Merit Scholars than any other private university in the state. Harding also maintains campuses in Australia, Chile, England, France, Greece, Italy and Zambia.