Barney Frank
Hammer Forum

Barney Frank: The Elections One Year Out

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With the November 2016 presidential election one year away, Barney Frank, who served Massachusetts in the United States Congress for more than three decades, joins Ian Masters in conversation. Frank cosponsored the Dodd-Frank financial reform act, passed in the wake of the 2008 Wall Street crash, and served on the House’s Financial Services Committee. The first openly gay US congressman, he is as knowledgeable about the politics and issues facing candidates as he is outspoken. Ian Masters is a journalist, author, screenwriter, documentary filmmaker, and host of the radio programs Background Briefing, Sundays at 11 a.m., and The Daily Briefing, Monday through Thursday at 5 p.m., on KPFK 90.7 FM.

A book signing will follow the forum.

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