Writer Hertzberg to speak
Hendrick Hertzberg, a senior editor and writer at The New Yorker magazine, will be in Providence on Dec. 15 to speak about the 2008 presidential election.
Hertzberg, who served as President Jimmy Carter’s chief speechwriter and is a former executive editor of The New Republic, will address the members of FairVote Rhode Island, an election reform group on whose national board he sits.
The Providence event will be at 6 p.m. at the Hi Hat, 3 Davol Square. It is open to the public for a suggested $50 donation for adults and $15 for students and people under 25.
[Excerpted from the Political Scene column].