Baltimore, MD, and Washington, DC: November 9 - 19, 2002
The Irish Institute is pleased to have hosted the Political Communications Program from November 9 – 19, 2002. The program brought to
This program came on the heels of the November election season, and participants were able to examine the recent
Among the many political officials that the group had the opportunity to meet were Ambassador Richard Hass, Director of the Office of Policy Planning Staff, United States Department of State, and Special Advisor to President Bush on Northern Ireland; Mike McCurry, former Press Secretary to President Bill Clinton; and communications staff from the offices of Congressman Richie Neal (D, MA), Congressman Jim Walsh (R, NY); Congressman Peter King (R, NY); and Congressman J. Denis Hastert (R, IL).