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Barney Frank at the University Book Store

posted on April 1, 2015 at 10:45 pm by Brad Craft

Leading the struggle for personal freedom and economic fairness over nearly five decades in Congress, Barney Frank is widely considered one of the smartest, funniest, and most influential politicians of our time. In his candid and witty new memoir, Frank recounts his journey from the outskirts of New York City to U.S. Congress, from the battle over AIDS funding in the 1980s to debates over “big government” during the Clinton years to the 2008 financial crisis, and from a closeted gay man to the first member of Congress to voluntarily disclose his homosexuality. What he gives us is not only a moving story of an extraordinary life, but a look at how political change really happens. Following an introduction by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, Frank presented his new memoir and discussed his remarkable life in politics in conversation with Eric Liu. Enjoy!

Barney Frank in Conversation with Eric Liu

posted on March 24, 2015 at 8:24 pm by Brad Craft

barney1MONDAY • March 30 • 7:00PM

Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage (FSG)

University Temple United Methodist Church The Sanctuary, 1415 NE 43rd Street

Reading & Book Signing

Leading the struggle for personal freedom and economic fairness over nearly five decades in Congress, Barney Frank is widely considered one of the smartest, funniest, and most influential politicians of our time. In his candid and witty new memoir, Frank recounts his journey from the outskirts of New York City to U.S. Congress, from the battle over AIDS funding in the 1980s to debates over “big government” during the Clinton years to the 2008 financial crisis, and from a closeted gay man to the first member of Congress to voluntarily disclose his homosexuality. What he gives us is not only a moving story of an extraordinary life, but a look at how political change really happens. Following an introduction by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, Frank will present his new memoir and discuss his remarkable life in politics in conversation with Eric Liu.