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Dayton Duncan to Speak at PSU Weekend Tomorrow
Author: Ramya Rajaraman, Office of Marketing and Communications (503-725-8763)
Posted: November 5, 2004

Dayton Duncan, author, filmmaker and Lewis and Clark scholar, will be the keynote speaker at a Portland State University luncheon tomorrow. Duncan will speak on "Lewis and Clark's Guide to Leadership." The lecture and lunch are part of PSU Weekend, Portland State University's non-traditional homecoming. For a complete list of PSU Weekend events and lectures, visit

Saturday, November 6, 2004, 12 p.m.

PSU's Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom, 3rd floor (1825 S.W. Broadway)

Seating for the lunch is $30; lecture-only admission is $12 and $5 for students. Seating is limited. Call 503-725-4949 for reservations. There is no cost for media to attend.

For more information call Erin Malecha Arias at 503-725-8794 or 503-327-4250

Dayton Duncan wrote and co-produced Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery, a four-hour documentary that attained the second highest ratings in the history of PBS. Duncan has retraced the steps of Lewis and Clark from St. Louis to the Columbia four times over the last 20 years. He is the author of eight books, including Out West: An American Journey along the Lewis and Clark Trail, Scenes of Visionary Enchantment: Reflections on Lewis and Clark, The Men of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and The Journey of the Corps of Discovery. In politics, Duncan served as chief of staff to New Hampshire Governor Hugh Gallen, as national deputy press secretary for Walter Mondale in the presidential campaign of 1984 and as press secretary to Michael Dukakis in the 1988 campaign.

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