January 24, 2008

Sacramento State among sponsors of panel
discussion of new Jesse Unruh biography

Sacramento State is among the sponsors of a panel discussion of Big Daddy: Jesse Unruh and the Art of Power Politics, a new biography of the legendary 1960s Assembly speaker, authored by Bill Boyarsky. The discussion begins at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the California Museum for History, Women & the Arts, 1020 O Street, Sacramento.

Panelists Bill Hauck, Bob Connelly, Tony Quinn and Dion Aroner, and moderator Greg Lucas will ponder Unruh’s legacy, comparing the Capitol of his era with today’s. A reception honoring Boyarsky will follow.

Sponsoring the event are Sacramento State, Capitol Weekly, Dewey Square Group, Lucas Public Affairs, UC Center Sacramento, the University of Southern California, and the Sacramento Press Club.

RSVP to Kelly Bradfield at UC Center Sacramento at (916) 445-5134 or Kelly.Bradfield@ucop.edu.