Hail to the Chiefs (of Staff)

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, 6 p.m.

Program Admission: $10 non-members, $7 members, students & teachers, FREE for 1787 members and Fels’ students

Reservations Recommended. Call 215.409.6700 or order online.



Every powerful elected official in America depends on a smart, savvy, and highly skilled chief of staff. Get an insider’s look at campaigns, elections, and the trials of governing at this must-see panel discussion with current and former chiefs of staff including Matthew Gallagher (Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley), Anita McBride (former First Lady Laura Bush) and David Urban (former Senator Arlen Specter). Scott Detrow of NPR’s StateImpact PA project moderates.

The National Constitution Center and the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government are partnering on a series of public conversations. The “Practically Speaking” program series honors Fels’ 75th anniversary and is generously supported by David Seltzer and Poor Richard’s Charitable Trust.

View Live Stream on FORA.tv


Advance reservations recommended; call 215.409.6700 or order online.

Please note that this program is subject to change; call the National Constitution Center or check our website for updated information. National Constitution Center programs begin promptly and latecomers may not be admitted.

Parking is available for $9 at the National Constitution Center parking garage located at the rear of the building on Race Street between 5th and 6th streets. Be sure to pick up your discounted parking voucher at event registration.


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