Mario Cuomo, the longest-serving Democratic governor of New York, was a powerful orator and a liberal champion for the Democratic Party’s progressive legacy. He is often remembered most for what he did not become: President of the United States.
And yet, as Saladin Ambar, an Associate Professor of Political Science and Senior Scholar at the Eagleton Center on the American Governor, argues in American Cicero: Mario Cuomo and the Defence of American Liberalism, Cuomo was far more than a passing figure in American politics. Come here more at Saladin’s reception and book talk. RSVP here.
Date: Monday November 13, 2017 4:30 PM
Place: Eagleton Institute of Politics