Boston University to Host Innovative Gubernatorial Forum

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 |

(Boston) – The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University (BU) is hosting a Gubernatorial Forum for students and members of the community featuring previously filmed questions from students and answers from the candidates followed by a panel analysis moderated by BU Assistant Professor of Mass Communication John Carroll. Questions will be addressed by each of the major candidates running for Massachusetts Governor including Charlie Baker, Tim Cahill, Deval Patrick and Jill Stein. The panelists will offer opinions on media coverage, campaign strategy and political science. Video clips and excerpts can also be found at the event’s webpage. The event is free and open to the public.

Event Details
Educating the Bay State’s Next Governor
Date: Thursday, September 23, 2010
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Metcalf Hall, George Sherman Union (775 Commonwealth Ave, Second Floor)
Admission: Event is free and open to the public
Contact: For more information, call 617-353-3696 or visit

Panel to include:
David Bernstein – News and Politics Reporter, The Boston Phoenix
Todd Domke – Political Analyst, WBUR
Mel Miller – Publisher, The Bay State Banner
Natasha Perez – Political Strategist
Joan Vennochi – Opinion Page Columnist, The Boston Globe
Thomas Whalen – Associate Professor of Social Science, Boston University

The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University seeks to capture and document history by collecting the manuscripts from individuals who play significant roles in the fields of journalism, poetry, literature and criticism, dance, music, theater, film, television, and political and religious movements. The Center strives to preserve the documents and make them readily available to researchers while administering all legal copyrights and restrictions. The Center also presents extensive exhibitions, seminars and tours for students, parents, alumni, various visiting groups and members of the public. For more information, visit