Upcoming DNC roundtable: lotsa ugly politicians and a smokin' hot celeb
Listen to this lineup for an August 27 roundtable discussion at Boettcher Concert Hall on the topic of "Combating Global Poverty," as announced by the Denver 2008 Convention Host Committee:
Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State and co-chair of the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor; John Danilovich, CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation; Tom Daschle, former U.S. Senate majority leader and national co-chairman of ONE Vote '08; Hernando de Soto, president of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy and co-chair of the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor; Tim Wirth, former U.S. Senator and CEO of the United Nations Foundation; James Wolfensohn, former president of the World Bank; Nancy Birdsall, president of the Center for Global Development; Obiageli "Oby" Ezekwesili, vice president of the African Region of the World Bank; Donald Payne, U.S. Representative, New Jersey; moderator Gayle Smith, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress -- and, um, Ben Affleck.
Remember that old song from Sesame Street? Sing it with me: "One of these things is not like the others..." -- Michael Roberts
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Westword's biggest stories.