Actors of The Creative Coalition and Capitol Hill Leaders Forecast 2008 Election

Actors of The Creative Coalition and Capitol Hill Leaders Forecast 2008 Election 

Washington, DC (April 20, 2007): The Creative Coalition joins with top political pundits and Capitol Hill leaders to discuss and debate the 2008 presidential election at The Creative Coalition’s Leaders Luncheon. Are the candidates just “talking the talk?” Hear Hollywood and Washington sound off in what will be a lively event.


WHAT: The 2007 Creative Coalition’s Leaders Luncheon and Keynote Dialogue hosted by the National Beer Wholesalers Association

WHO: Luncheon attendees include actor and Creative Coalition co-president Joe Pantoliano (The Moguls, Memento, The Sopranos); actor Tony Goldwyn (Ghost, Designing Women); actor and director Tim Blake Nelson (Syriana, O Brother, Where Art Thou?); actor Tim Daly (Law and Order: SVU, Wings); Kerry Washington (I Think I Love My Wife, The Last King of Scotland, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Ray); actor Frances Fisher (Titanic, Grey’s Anatomy); actor Richard Belzer (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Homicide: Life on the Streets); actor Hill Harper (CSI: NY, City of Angels); and stylist Phillip Bloch. Moderated by political pundit Lawrence O’Donnell, Jr. (The West Wing, Big Love, The McLaughlin Group) with Senator Byron Dorgan, pollster John Zogby; Margaret Carlson of Bloomberg News, Eric Alterman of The Nation; Eleanor Clift of Newsweek; actor Wendie Malick (Just Shoot Me!, Big Day); and Joe Scarborough of MSNBC.

WHERE: B. Smith’s Union Station
50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, D.C.

WHEN: Friday afternoon, April 20, 2007, 12:00 noon

ABOUT THE CREATIVE COALITION: The Creative Coalition is the leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating its members on issues of public importance. The Creative Coalition, headquartered in New York City, also has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. The Creative Coalition does not endorse or raise funds for political parties or candidates.


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