WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council is hosting a symposium to discuss the relationship between economic and social conservatism on Friday, September 24 from 1-3 p.m. ET at FRC's headquarters at 801 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C.
The symposium will delve into the relationship between economic and social conservatism with three of the nation's leading political observers.
WHAT: Family Research Council Symposium: "Is There a War Between Social and Economic Conservatives?"
Ross Douthat, New York Times columnist
Lawrence Reed, Foundation for Economic Education president
Bob Patterson, Howard Center for Family, Religion & Society adjunct research fellow and The Family in America editor
WHEN: Friday, September 24, 2010, 1 p.m. ET
WHERE: Family Research Council Media Center, 801 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001, or webcast live online at http://www.frc.org/eventregistration/is-there-a-war-between-social-and-economic-conservatives
New York Times columnist Ross Douthat, formerly a senior editor at The Atlantic, has written extensively about religion, family and public life. Douthat is the co-author, with Reihan Salam, of Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream (Doubleday, 2008).
Lawrence Reed is president of the Foundation for Economic Education and formerly led the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. Under his leadership, the Mackinac Center emerged as the largest and one of the most effective and prolific of over 40 state-based free market-oriented think tanks in the country.
Bob Patterson is an adjunct research fellow at the Howard Center for Family, Religion & Society of Rockford, Ill. and editor of The Family in America, which recently published his important article, "Fiscal Conservatism is Not Enough: What Social Conservatives Offer the Party of Lincoln."
CONTACT: J.P. Duffy or Darin Miller, (866) FRC-NEWS
SOURCE Family Research Council