Has President Trump managed to ‘make America great again?’ Join a panel of experts at The University of Nottingham to find out what the new President has achieved in his first 100 days in office.
Before entering the White House, Donald Trump pledged a ‘100-day action plan to Make America Great Again’. He called it a ‘plan to restore prosperity to our economy, security, to our communities and honesty to our government’. But how much did he actually accomplish?
On Monday 8 May, a panel of experts in American politics from the University will debate what has happened in the first 100 days of his presidency.
The team of four experts will lead a discussion and will offer initial responses, debate key moments and policies of the first 100 days and take audience questions.
The panel will look at how his actions compare to his promises; has he broken or upheld what he referred to as a ‘Contract with the American Voter?’; what has his inaugural vision of ‘America First’ looked like in reality?; what will be the legacies and the costs for those first 100 days — for America and for the rest of the world?
Hosted by the Department of American and Canadian Studies, Europe’s largest American Studies department, the debate will take place in the Clive Granger Building on University Park from 5.30 to 7pm. It is open to members of the public and free to attend but requires registration.
For more information, or to register for the event please visit the website.
The panellists are:
- Anthony Hutchinson, Lecturer in American Intellectual and Cultural History.
- Todd Landman, Professor of Political Science and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Social Sciences.
- Paul McGarr, Assistant Professor in American and Canadian Studies.
- Maria Ryan, Assistant Professor in American History.
Professor Todd Landman said: “I am delighted to support and take part in this significant event. Mr Trump has made many claims across many policy domains, and our panel of experts will address the degree to which he has achieved his goals during this early part of his administration. The event comes at a time of great political turmoil in the world.”
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