The Wittliff Collections, Texas State University, San Marcos, Saturday May 1, 2010

1:00-2:30 pm Panel Discussion: “Populism in Texas Politics”

-Fred Harris, former U.S. Senator (D-OK) and author of “The New Populism”
-Bob Moser, editor of The Texas Observer and author of “Blue Dixie: Awakening the -South’s Democratic Majority”
-Linda Chavez Thompson, former executive VP of the national AFL-CIO and Democratic nominee for Texas Lt. Governor
-Jim Cullen, editor of the Progressive Populist

2:55 music by Jimmy LaFave, tours with a Woodie Guthrie tribute project

3:00-4:30 pm Panel Discussion: “Populism in Texas Culture”
-Carolyn Mugar, executive director of Farm Aid
-Ben Sargent, Pulitizer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist
-Alan Pogue, Texas Center for Documentary Photography,
-Tom Pittman, Musician
-Dr. Bill Stouffer, moderator, Texas State faculty

4:30-5:30 pm Reception & Viewing of Exhibition: Swim Against the Current: Highlights from the Jim Hightower Archive

5:30-6:00 pm Jim Hightower

6:00-7:00 pm Live Music with:
Austin Lounge Lizards
Carolyn Wonderland (with Shelley King)

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