Program on Howard Baker is Monday, August 4 at Downtown Library

Sunday, July 27, 2014
Howard Baker and President Reagan aboard Air Force One
Howard Baker and President Reagan aboard Air Force One

The Chattanooga Area Historical Association and the Local History Department of the Public Library invites all to a special presentation by Tom Griscom honoring the life and remembering the legacy of U. S. Senator Howard Baker.

The program will be on Monday, August 4 at 6pm at the downtown Public Library's meeting room on the first floor.

Tom Griscom served as Press Secretary for Senator Howard Baker and became Director of Communications for President Ronald Reagan when Senator Baker served as President Reagan’s Chief of Staff.

  Mr. Griscom will share personal insights about the “Great Conciliator” of the United States Senate who served his country with remarkable grace and genuine modesty.

Howard Baker in discussion with colleagues
Howard Baker in discussion with colleagues

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