Conversation on state of politics in America

Public forum stresses importance of restoring civility in our political discourse

discussion on stage about politics in America

Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District Representative Tom Petri (right) and former 7th District Congressman David Obey (left) participated in a public forum on the state of politics in America on March 27, 2013, in the UWFond du Lac Prairie Theater.

Moderated by political science lecturer Donald Schwartz (center), Petri and Obey had an informal conversation about the importance of restoring civility and respect in our political discourse.

The event was sponsored by UW-Fond du Lac and the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service (WIPPS).