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Press Release
September 30, 2010

National Archives Presents "Political Rules of the Road" Program October 21

Four former Members of Congress to share insights, NPR’s Ken Rudin to moderate

Washington, DC…On Thursday, October 21, at 7 PM, the National Archives welcomes four former members of Congress to share “political rules of the road”—what worked and what didn’t – during their years of public service. Former Members of Congress Bill Frenzel (R-MN); Lou Frey (R-FL), author of Political Rules of the Road: Representatives, Senators and Presidents Share their Rules for Success in Congress, Politics and Life; Barbara Kennelly (D-CT); and Romano Mazzoli (D-KY), will discuss the highs and lows of campaigning for public office, interacting with constituents, and dealing with the media. Ken Rudin, political editor for National Public Radio (NPR), will moderate.

This program is presented in partnership with the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress and the Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at the University of Central Florida. A book signing of Political Rules of the Road will follow the program, and the book is available at a discount from the Archives Shop (202-357-5271) before and during the event.

This program is free and open to the public and will be held in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, which is located on the National Mall and is fully accessible. Attendees should use the Special Events entrance on Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW.

Fall/Winter Exhibit Hall hours are 10 AM – 5:30 PM daily, except Thanksgiving and December 25 (through March 14). Spring hours are 10 AM – 7 PM (March 15-Labor Day).

To verify the date and times of the programs, the public should call the Public Programs Line at: (202) 357-5000, or view the Calendar of Events online. The National Archives is fully accessible. To request an accommodation (e.g., sign language interpreter) for a public program please e-mail public.program@nara.gov or call 202-357-5000 two weeks prior to the event. To contact the National Archives, please call 1-866-272-6272 or 1-86-NARA-NARA (TDD) 301-837-0482.

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