LEWISBURG — Susquehanna Valley Conservatives host a political forum, “A Vision for America — the Conservative versus the Liberal Perspective,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Campus Theatre, 413 Market St. During this two-hour meeting panelists present both the Conservative and the Liberal vision for America. Gary Sojka, retired president of Bucknell University, serves as moderator. Representing the Conservative point of view is Ana Puig and Andre Harper. Puig is state director for FreedomWorks/Pennsylvania. She is a leader in the Tea Party movement and a co-founder of the Kitchen Table Patriots. Harper is a conservative author, political analyst, and activist. He is founder and president of The Knowledge Movement, LLC. For the Liberal side, retired Bucknell professors Peter Kresl and John Peeler offer their views. Those planning to attend are encouraged to bring questions for the panelists. More information, www.SusquehannaValleyConservatives.com
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