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Thursday, September 26 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Opening Keynote: One-on-One with Will Hurd

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The Texas congressman on his decision to retire, his support of the president, the future of the Republican party, the surge of white supremacy and the crisis at the border.

Watch the livestream of this panel here.

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Evan Smith

CEO of The Texas Tribune
Smith is the CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune. Previously, he spent nearly 18 years at Texas Monthly, including eight years as editor and a year as president and editor-in-chief. Smith also hosts “Overheard with Evan Smith,” airing on PBS stations nationally.

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Will Hurd

U.S. Representative
Hurd, R-Helotes, has represented Texas’ 23rd Congressional District since 2015. He is a member of the House Appropriations Committee and sits on the Military Construction & Veterans Affairs and Transportation, Housing & Urban Development subcommittees. He also is a ranking member... Read More →

Thursday September 26, 2019 7:00pm - 8:15pm CDT
The Paramount Theatre