Unintimidated: A conversation with Governor Scott Walker

Unintimidated: A conversation with Governor Scott Walker

In 2011, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s chances of staying in office looked bleak. Protesters swarmed Madison, attempting to block the passage of his collective-bargaining reform legislation. His approval numbers fell, and he faced an unprecedented recall election. But in June 2012, Walker became the first governor in American history to survive a recall, winning with a higher share of the vote than he had in 2010. At a time of confusion and infighting among Republicans, Walker argues that conservatives need not move to the center to win, but must offer bold, positive solutions to the nation’s challenges — and have the courage to implement them. Join AEI’s Marc Thiessen as he sits down with Governor Walker to discuss their new book, “Unintimidated: A Governor's Story and a Nation's Challenge” (Sentinel, November 2013). Following the discussion, political experts will explore the lessons to be drawn from Walker’s success in Wisconsin.

Thursday, November 21, 2013 | 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
AEI, Twelfth Floor
1150 Seventeenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036



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