Suffolk University Presents Boston's 1983 Mayoral Election: 20 Years Later


For more information, please contact:
Mariellen Norris at 617-573-8450 or
Tony Ferullo at 617-573-8448

Taking a Trip Down Memory Lane

What: Suffolk University’s History Department will present a panel discussion, 1983 Mayoral Election: 20 Years Later, on Tuesday, November 18, 2003, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.  
The Mayor of Boston’s Final Election was held on November 15, 1983. Now 20 years later, the candidates will appear together for the first time, looking back and sharing memories about one of the most hotly contested battles in the history of Boston politics.
Who: Invited guests include: 
  Former Boston Mayor and United States Ambassador 
    Raymond L. Flynn
  Former State Representative Mel King
  Former Boston City Council President Lawrence DiCara
  Former State Representative and Suffolk County Sheriff 
    Dennis Kearney
  Former Boston School Committee President David Finnegan 
Panelists asking questions include: Boston Herald Chief Political Correspondent Wayne Woodlief; and State Representative and Author Brian P. Wallace. 
Suffolk University History Professor Robert Allison will be the moderator.
When: Tuesday, November 18, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Suffolk University’s C. Walsh Theatre
55 Temple Street, Boston, MA

Suffolk University, located on Boston’s Beacon Hill, is a comprehensive, global institution distinguished by its teaching and the intellectual contributions of its faculty. Suffolk offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 70 areas of study. Its mission is to provide quality education at an affordable cost for students of all ages and backgrounds. Suffolk has a combined enrollment of more than 7,000 full-time and part-time students in its College of Arts and Sciences, Sawyer School of Management and Law School.

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