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Noted Columnist Cal Thomas to Discuss 'The Things That Matter Most' at Deeds Symposium

Posted 03/21/2014
Submitted by David Isgur
Category: Campus Announcements

Conservative columnist Cal Thomas, known as one of the most widely read and highly regarded voices on the American political scene, will be the featured speaker in the Deeds Symposium, presented by the University of Hartford.

As a nationally syndicated columnist, Thomas offers his view of the American landscape and addresses the historical conditions and decisions that have shaped it.

His lecture, titled “The Things That Matter Most,” will take place on Wednesday, April 2, at 5:30 p.m. in Wilde Auditorium.  The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. If you would like to attend, please register online at

Thomas is a 36-year veteran of broadcast and print journalism, and his USA Today feature, “Common Ground,” written with friend and political counterpart Bob Beckel, offers insightful discussion of contentious social issues. Thomas is also a panelist on television’s popular Fox News Watch.

A graduate of American University, Thomas has worked for NBC, CNBC, and PBS in addition to the FOX News Network. He has appeared on NBC Nightly News, Nightline, Good Morning America, Crossfire, Larry King Live, and the Oprah Winfrey Show. A prolific writer, Thomas has published numerous books that include The Wit and Wisdom of Cal Thomas, Common Ground: How to Stop the Partisan War That Is Destroying America, and the upcoming What Works: Common Sense Solutions for a Stronger America.

The Deeds Symposium was created in 1982 at the University of Hartford to provide a forum for the discussion of free-market principles. Program speakers are internationally known participants in the continuing discussion of free enterprise and government.