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National Writers Series Presents

An Evening with Barbara McQuade


Mar 11, 2024

America is under attack and the weapon is disinformation. So says Barbara McQuade, a legal analyst for NBC News and MSNBC, a former U.S. District Attorney of Eastern Michigan, and a University of Michigan law professor.

Barbara writes about how authoritarians throughout history have manipulated the truth to advance their own agendas in her new book, Attack From Within – the psychological tactics they use, why they work, and how the digital age is making the threat more potent everyday. She also offers solutions and aims to inspire a national conversation about renewing this country to a democracy.

Please join Barbara and guest host John Bacon, in what’s sure to be a compelling conversation.

Doors open at 6 pm with live music and a cash bar. The conversation starts at 7 p.m. and is followed by a book signing.

Student Tickets: Just $10


Performances

Monday, March 11, 2024 - 7:00pm

Event Sponsor: The Bob Giles “Truth Matters” Author Conversation Series
Literary Sponsor: Annie and Mike DeVries
Event Underwriter: Pam and Harold Lassers
Sustaining Sponsor: The Green Brick Foundation
Season Sponsor: NorthGuard Technology Group
Community Sponsor: West Shore Bank
Development Sponsor: Traverse City Tourism
Arts Benefactor: Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Network
Grantors: Michigan Arts and Culture Council and the National Endowment for the Arts
Media Sponsors: Traverse City Record-Eagle, Interlochen Public Radio, Up North Media, Midwest Broadcasting, Northern Express
Supporting Sponsors: Image 360, Horizon Books, Amical, Cambria Suites
Official Airport: Cherry Capital Airport

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