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WTF Happened to US Politics?! Justin Webb in conversation with Ian Birrell

The Politics Festival 2017
Spoken Word / Sunday, 25 June 2017 - 4:30pm / Hall One
£29.50 – £14.50 | Savers £9.50*

‘WTF happened to US politics’, asks Justin Webb in discussion with Ian Birrell.

The Radio 4 Today presenter, former BBC Washington correspondent and current Times columnist offers his unrivalled insights into the extraordinary populist insurgency in the worlds most powerful nation.

How on earth did Donald Trump get elected? Could he be a good president? Is it a blip or a revolution? What does it mean for Washington? And, dare we ask, for the rest of the world including Britain?


Justin Webb 
presents the Today Programme on Radio Four. He was, for eight years, the BBC’s North America Editor and has written books about the US and the US/UK relationship. He is a columnist on The Times.

Ian Birrell is contributing editor of The Mail on Sunday as foreign reporter and commentator. He writes a weekly column in the i paper as well as writing for the Daily Mail, the Observer, the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian and the Spectator. Ian Birrell was adviser and speechwriter for David Cameron in the run-up to the 2010 general election.

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