The Eugene J. McCarthy Lecture

"I am hopeful that this challenge may alleviate this sense of political helplessness and restore to many people a belief in the processes of American politics and of American government."
-Eugene J. McCarthy

The annual public lectureship carries McCarthy's deep commitment to the ideals and principles of democratic self-government. It seeks to inspire a new generation of young people to pursue fresh ideas, to challenge the status quo, to effect positive change in their communities and, like McCarthy himself, to lead with honesty, integrity, and courage.

2018 Eugene J.McCarthy Lecture with Denis McDonough.

Monday, October 15th, 2018


Denis McDonough, the 26th White House Chief-of-Staff, with President Barack Obama. 

McCarthy Lecture
Monday, October 15, 2018
8:00 PM
Stephen B. Humphrey Theater, SJU