Comerica Business Forum Rescheduled: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Political Columnist George Will to Speak November 15, 2005

Oct 13, 2005

HOUSTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comerica Business Forum postponed due to Houston evacuation efforts for the recent Hurricane Rita has been rescheduled.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning political columnist George Will will speak at the rescheduled Comerica Business Forum on Tuesday, November 15, at the Hilton Americas Houston Hotel, 1600 Lamar Street, downtown. The luncheon program begins at noon, with registration at 11:30 a.m.

Will's speech will focus on "The Political Argument Today."

Tickets are available at $75 per person, or $675 for a table of 10. Contact the Comerica Bank event hotline at 214-969-6613 for availability and information.

The Comerica Business Forum, now in its 12th year, is an exclusive speaker program featuring nationally-known experts in business, economics and world affairs. The Business Forum provides a venue for these experts to join local business leaders to discuss issues and trends affecting the world today. Previous Comerica Business Forum speakers include former President George H.W. Bush, General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Michael Dell, The Honorable James Baker, former Secretary of Defense William Cohen, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Lee Iacocca, and award-winning CNN business journalist Lou Dobbs.

George Will's newspaper column has been syndicated by The Washington Post since 1974. Today it appears twice weekly in just under 500 newspapers in the United States and Europe. In 1976, he became a regular contributing editor of Newsweek magazine, for which he provides a bimonthly back-page essay. Will has also published three books on political theory. In 1981, he became a founding panel member on ABC television's This Week. He has taught political philosophy at Michigan State University, the University of Toronto and Harvard University. He served as a staff member in the United States Senate from 1970 to 1972, and from 1973 through 1976, he was the Washington editor of National Review magazine.

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