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Philip Bennett

The Presidential Race: What’s the Story?

Oct. 1, 2008

It's a pleasure to be with you tonight. I want to say by way of introduction that I'm here because of Tony Marx. Not that he twisted my arm. I mean it in the broadest sense. I can testify that Tony didn’t start provoking 20-year-olds when he became president of Amherst; he provoked and and inspired 20-year-olds when HE was 20 years old. I've been grateful for that bond of friendship since we were roommates one summer in Cambridge nearly 30 years ago.

Philip Bennett, Top Washington Post Editor, Discusses the Presidential Race at Amherst College Oct. 1

September 12, 2008    

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AMHERST, Mass. – Philip Bennett, managing editor of The Washington Post, will discuss “The Presidential Race: What’s the Story?” as well as his paper’s coverage of the 2008 campaign on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 8 p.m. in the Babbott Room of the Octagon at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Victor S. Johnson Lectureship Fund at Amherst, Bennett’s talk is free and open to the public.