“Hardball” political talk show host Chris Matthews will discuss
faith, service, and America’s current political dysfunction with the Most Rev.
Bob McElroy, auxiliary bishop for the San Francisco Archdiocese, at USF on March
Best known for taking on politicians on his MSNBC show,
“Hardball with Chris Matthews,” he will sign his book “Jack Kennedy: Elusive
Hero,” following the event.
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Matthews was as a presidential speechwriter for former
President Jimmy Carter and a top aide to former Speaker of the House Thomas P.
“Tip” O’Neil, Jr., before becoming a journalist. He graduated from Jesuit College
of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts.
Matthews will teach a class on politics and democracy as a
distinguished visiting professor for the Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public
Service and the Common Good from March 17-21.
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