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Upcoming Talk: The President’s First 100 Days

January 9, 2017

President Donald Trump. Photo by Gage Skidmore

Join us just days before the inauguration of America’s 45th President to hear U.S. Congressman Jim McDermott, who recently retired after 14 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, on what happens behind the scenes when a new Administration takes over the government.

What: A public talk by Rep. Jim McDermott: “Behind the Scenes: The President’s First 100 Days” 

When: Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, 7 p.m.

Where: Kane Hall (KNE) Room 220 

A reception with light refreshments will follow the lecture.

Congressman (Ret.) Jim McDermott

Congressman (Ret.) Jim McDermott

About Jim McDermott

Congressman (Ret.) Jim McDermott retired in November 2016 after 14 terms representing the 7th Congressional District of Washington State, which includes Seattle and parts of several neighboring communities.

His government career spans over 40 years, including a decade in the State Senate and a year as a U.S. Foreign Medical Officer in what is today the Democratic Republic of Congo. Congressman McDermott received his M.D. from the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

Starting in January 2017, he will teach a course on President-elect Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office to graduate students at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington.

To learn more about this event, contact 206.685.2354 or

This event is sponsored by the University of Washington Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.

To request disability accommodation contact the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance at: (206) 543­ 6450/V, (206) 543­6452/TTY, (206) 685­7264 (FAX), or

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