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"Meet the Press" Across America at the University of Minnesota

The Humphrey School’s Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a forum with “Meet the Press” for part of its Across America series– special discussions with key political and community leaders–at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 27, at Ted Mann Concert Hall. Registration is required.

“Meet the Press” moderator David Gregory will speak to Governor Pawlenty about politics, the Republican Party, and some of the major issues facing the country today, including the economy, immigration, and national security, followed by questions from the audience.

Excerpts from the program will be broadcast on KARE-TV and on Sunday’s “Meet the Press.”

***Doors will open for seating beginning at 3:30. No one will be admitted once the presentation has begun.***

David GregoryMeet the Press

For over 60 years, Meet the Press has featured headline-making interviews with world-leaders and news makers.

Since David Gregory was named moderator in 2008, he has covered the Obama administration from all angles, reporting extensively on the economy, health care reform and the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Gregory is carrying on in the Meet the Press tradition while bringing new voices into to the Sunday morning conversation, and the program into a new era. 

Governor Tim PawlentyGovernor Tim Pawlenty

Governor Tim Pawlenty was elected Minnesota's 39th Governor in 2002. During this second term, In June, 2009, he announced he would not seek re-election in 2010.

Pawlenty is gaining a national reputation as a party leader and is widely rumored as a potential Republican candidate for president in 2012.

Meet the Press at the University of Minnesota


Thursday, May 27, 2010
4 p.m.


Ted Mann Concert Hall
2128 4th St. S, Minneapolis, MN

Directions and Parking Information


This presentation is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

More Information

For more information and disability accommodation, please call 612-625-2530 or e-mail

Press release

Meet the Press website

Governor Pawlenty's website