Book discussion, “HRC” (Hillary Rodham Clinton)
Audience:Open to the Public, Tickets Required
Co-authors, Jonathan Allen, White House reporter, Washington Bureau at Bloomberg News, and Amie Parnes, White House reporter for The Hill
Will Hillary Clinton run for the presidency in 2016? What was Clinton’s role during the capture of Osama bin Laden and the terrible events in Benghazi?
In their new book, “HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton” (Crown, 2014), Jonathan Allen, a White House reporter for Bloomberg News, and Amie Parnes, the senior White House correspondent for The Hill, follow Clinton from her 2008 primary defeat through the end of her tenure as secretary of state, to her present-day behind-the scenes maneuvering that may signal a 2016 presidential bid.
Allen and Parnes will present a public lecture titled, “HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton,” at 4:30pm on Monday, March 31, 2014, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus. A book sale and signing and public reception will follow the discussion in Shultz Dining Room. *Tickets are required for entry into Dodds.
Allen covers the White House and the 2016 presidential campaign for Bloomberg News. An award-winning reporter, he has also written extensively about Congress and national politics, and he appears frequently as a political analyst on national television news programs.
Parnes is the senior White House correspondent for The Hill newspaper in Washington, D.C., where she covers the Obama administration. A 10-year veteran of political journalism, she traveled with the Clinton, Obama and McCain campaigns while covering the 2008 presidential race for Politico. She appears frequently on MSNBC and has also been featured on CNN, FOX News and other networks.
*Tickets will be available to Princeton University students, faculty, staff and the general public on a first-come, first-serve basis, beginning at 12 noon to 6:00 p.m. at the Frist Campus Center Ticket Office on Monday, March 24. Distribution will continue while supplies last on Tuesday, March 25 beginning at 12 noon through Monday, March 31.
For those unable to get a ticket, there will be a wait line outside of Dodds Auditorium on Monday, March 31, beginning at 4:00 p.m. This event will be simulcast in Bowl 016.