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Annual Dellinger Lecture Features Tony Snow

Television political analyst Tony Snow will deliver the fifth annual Hubert L. Dellinger, Jr. Lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at 7:00 p.m. in the Clara and Spencer Werner Auditorium on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The public is invited to the attend. No tickets are issued, and there is no admission charge.

Tony Snow was named host of the “FOX News Sunday” public affairs program on April 3, 1996. He is also a political analyst for FOX News.

Snow was a nationally syndicated columnist with the “Detroit News” from 1993 to 2000, and a columnist for “USA Today” from 1994 to 2000. His writings appear in more than 200 newspapers nationwide. He has appeared on radio and television programs worldwide including “The McLaughlin Group,” “Crossfire” and “Good Morning America.”

Prior to the 1994 elections, Snow was the writer, correspondent and host of a PBS news special, “The New Militant Center,” which anticipated some of the upsets that shook the political establishment.

In 1991, Snow took a sabbatical from journalism to work in the White House for George Bush, first as chief speech writer and later as deputy assistant to the president for media affairs (1992-93).

Snow began his journalism career in 1979 as an editorial writer for the “Greensboro Record” in North Carolina. He later served as an editorial writer at “The Virginian-Pilot” in Norfolk, Virginia (1981-82), editorial page editor of “The Daily Press” in Newport News (1982-84), deputy editorial page editor of “The Detroit News” (1984-87) and editorial page editor of “The Washington Times” (1987-91).

Snow received his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Davidson College, North Carolina, in 1977, and studied philosophy and economics at the University of Chicago during the 1978-79 academic year. He taught school in Kenya and in Cincinnati and worked as an advocate for the mentally ill and developmentally disabled in North Carolina.

The Hubert L. Dellinger, Jr. Lecture Series, established in 1997, is designed to feature nationally-known speakers who address subjects which intersect the disciplines of theology, sociology, philosophy and law. Previous speakers have included United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Prof. Stephen L. Carter of Yale University, William F. Buckley and George Will.

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