Willie Brown To Give Lecture At Dole Institute

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Stay up-to-date with KAKE News:

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Former California State Assembly Speaker and San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown is coming to Kansas to share his views on politics.

Brown will speak Feb. 23 at the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. His lecture, "Mr. Speaker, Mr. Mayor," is part of the institute's program in observance of Black History Month.

He will share his views of politics and government based on his 40 years of public service.

Brown was elected to the California Assembly in 1964 and became speaker in 1980. He was elected mayor of San Francisco in 1996 and served until 2004.

He grew up in Mineola, Texas, and graduated from San Francisco State University and later Hasting Law School.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KAKE TV 1500 N. West Street Wichita, KS 67203-1323 (316) 943-4221
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 83544332 - kake.com/a?a=83544332