2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail

GS2: TUESDAY MARCH 17, 2009, 8:30-9:45 a.m.

A Political Insider's View from Washington

Chris Matthews
Host, MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews and NBC's The Chris Matthews Show
  • Experience Matthews razor-sharp wit and hear his commentary on the American political condition and the impact on the economy.
  • Hear how the economy and the new administration may impact internal auditors and their companies.
  • Discover Matthews perspective on the new administration regarding government oversight, the impact of SOX, etc.
  • Gain unique insights into U.S. politics and policies while you learn and laugh at the same time.



Presenter Biography: Chris Matthews

Chris Matthews is a best-selling author, international journalist, and no-nonsense political commentator. Until recently, he was a nationally syndicated columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle. Matthews joined the San Francisco Examiner in 1987, where he served as Washington bureau chief for 13 years. Prior to entering journalism, he served as White House aide and speechwriter to U.S. President Jimmy Carter and as a top aide to former Speaker of the House Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. He covered the opening of the Berlin Wall, the first all-races election in South Africa, the historic peace referendum in Northern Ireland, and the ongoing violence in the Middle East.

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