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The Texas Tribune Festival is one of the nation’s largest, most buzzworthy political gatherings. Our three-day festival brings Texans together to address the politics and policy that affect our communities, our schools, our work and our daily lives. We hope you will join us.
Thursday, September 26 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
TIME's Person of the Year Should Be...?

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The magazine’s executive editor and special guests discuss who — for better or worse — has done the most to influence the events of 2019.

Programmed in partnership with TIME.

This event is free to attend and open to the public. No RSVP is required.

Moderator
avatar for Ben Goldberger

Ben Goldberger

Executive Editor of TIME
Goldberger is executive editor of TIME magazine, overseeing coverage of national news and sports across all platforms and directing the magazine’s special projects, including Person of the Year. He joined TIME in 2012, serving initially as senior editor and later as nation editor... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for John Harwood

John Harwood

Editor-at-Large at CNBC
Harwood first joined CNBC in 2006 as chief Washington correspondent. Currently, he covers Washington and hosts the video series "Speakeasy with John Harwood." Previously, Harwood worked at The Wall Street Journal as a White House correspondent, political editor and chief political... Read More →
avatar for Susana Martinez

Susana Martinez

Former Governor of New Mexico
Martinez was first elected governor of New Mexico in 2010, becoming the state’s first female governor and the first Hispanic female governor in U.S. history. During her tenure, she prioritized public safety, education reforms to improve student learning and diversifying and growing... Read More →
avatar for Shannon Watts

Shannon Watts

Founder of Moms Demand Action
Watts is the founder of Moms Demand Action and an active board member of Emerge America, an organization aimed at recruiting and training women to run for office. Previously, she was a stay-at-home mom until she started a Facebook group after the Sandy Hook shooting that turned into... Read More →
avatar for Jeff Flake

Jeff Flake

Former U.S. Senator
Flake, R-Arizona, was a U.S. Senator from 2013 to January 2019, and declined to run for re-election. Previously, he served in the U.S. House from 2001 to 2013. Currently, he is a contributor to CBS News and partners with CBS on a series called “Common Ground.” Flake is also the... Read More →


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