Lecture: Political and Economic Transition at Home and Abroad

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Date/Time:Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 at 8:00 pm
Location:Great Hall, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
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Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
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MSNBC anchor and correspondent Ali Velshi brings a unique perspective to his coverage of politics and the impact of the current administration's domestic and international policy shifts. The Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science.

Ali Velshi was previously CNN's chief business correspondent and is known for his ability to explain in plain terms the causes of the global financial crisis, the debt ceiling and the budget debates. Velshi reported on the U.S. presidential campaign and provided overseas coverage of ISIL, the Syrian refugee crisis, and the Iran nuclear deal as the host of Al Jazeera America's "Ali Velshi On Target." He also serves as an NBC news business correspondent, is the author of Gimme My Money Back, and co-authored How to Speak Money with former CNN colleague and Iowa State alum Christine Romans.