A Conversation with Gov. Don Siegelman of Alabama
Friday, July 18th 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Panel, Exhibit Hall 4
Time: Friday, July 18th, 10:30am - 11:45am
Room: Exhibit Hall 4
Austin Convention Center
Sam Seder will interview the governor:
Sam Seder is a talk show host for Air America Radio. He is also the online editor of AirAmerica.com. He co-authored "F.U.B.A.R" with Stephen Sherrill. Seder is also a writer and director. His credits include the films "Who's the Caboose?" and its mini series sequel, "Pilot Season," starring Sarah Silverman and Jon Benjamin, and "A Bad Situationist" starring David Cross and Janeane Garofalo. He has also written nearly a dozen network pilots.
Don Siegelman is the only person in the history of Alabama to be elected to serve in all four of the top statewide offices: Secretary of State, Attorney General, Lieutenant Governor and Governor. He served in Alabama politics for 26 years. Until he won his last election, sweeping into the governorship with 57% of the vote, including over 90% of the African-American electorate. He served as Alabama Governor from 1999-2003.
Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)