Mark Shields provides weekly analysis and commentary for the PBS NewHour, using his special brand of wit and wisdom. The Washington Post has called him “A Walking Almanac of American Politics.” His first political assignment was as a legislative assistant to former Senator William Proxmire (D-Wis.)
Shields has covered the last 12 presidential campaigns and attended 24 national party conventions. His book, "On the Campaign Trail," about the 1984 presidential campaign, has been praised as "funny," "irreverent" and "insightful." He has taught courses on American politics and the press at Harvard University and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Salon tickets are available on the Foggy Bottom West End Village Website (http://www.fbwevillage.org
) starting August 15 and are $75 each. Don’t wait to buy tickets for your favorite celebrities; they go fast.
Addresses will be on the Website for people to see when they buy their tickets, and people who buy tickets will get a paper ticket with the street address and phone number of the host.
The Gala is the village’s major fundraising event. Individual tickets to the September 7 Gala at the DAR Constitution Hall are $95 and are now available on the village Website (http://www.fbwevillage.org
FBWE Village is a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer membership organization that provides services and social activities to help neighbors live independently for the long term.