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Panel on the Tea Party - Dick Armey, "Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto." Kate Zernike, "Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America," and Jill Lepore, "The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party's Revolution and the Battle Over American History"

Dick Armey; Tucker Carlson; Jill Lepore; Kate Zernike

About the Program

A panel discussion on the Tea Party.  The participants present their thoughts on the Party's supporters, what they stand for and  their potential impact to the upcoming 2010 mid-term elections.  The panelists include Dick Armey, former House majority leader, chairman of FreedomWorks and author of Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto, Kate Zernike, national correspondent with the New York Times and author of Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America, Jill Lepore, history professor at Harvard University and author of The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party's Revolution and the Battle Over American History, and Tucker Carlson, editor in chief of The Daily Caller.  The event is hosted by the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

About the Authors

Dick Armey

Dick Armey served as a Republican Congressman from Texas for eighteen years, where he served for a time as the House majority leader and was one of the authors of the Contract with America.  Mr. Armey is currently the chairman of Freedom Works.  He is the author of  The Freedom Revolution and The Flat Tax.

Kate Zernike

Kate Zernike is a national correspondent for The New York Times who has reported on education, national elections, and Congress.  She was formerly a reporter for The Boston Globe


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Jill Lepore

Jill Lepore is the author of numerous books, including The Name of War, the recipient of the Bancroft Prize and New York Burning, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She is a staff writer for The New Yorker and an American history professor at Harvard University.


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Tucker Carlson

Tucker Carlson is the editor in chief of the website, The Daily Caller.  Mr. Carlson is a former political analyst for CNN and author of the Politicians, Partisans, and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News.  For more information, visit dailycaller.com.

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Panel on the Tea Party - Dick Armey, "Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto."  Kate Zernike, "Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America," and Jill Lepore, "The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party's Revolution and the Battle Over American History"

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  • Sunday, October 31st at 6pm (ET)
  • Saturday, October 30th at 1pm (ET)
  • Sunday, September 26th at 3:30pm (ET)
  • Monday, September 20th at 6:30am (ET)
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