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American Life in Columns

November 12th,2019 | 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Gannon University's Yehl Ballroom at Waldron Campus Center
Professor / Instructor / Speaker: MICHAEL SMERCONISH

Radio host of "The Michael Smerconish
Program" on SiriusXM POTUS Channel;
television host of CNN's "Smerconish";
newspaper columnist for The Philadelphia
Inquirer; author of 7 books, two of which
are New York Times bestsellers; Lawyer of
counsel to Kline & Specter law firm

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Michael Smerconish is the host of a daily radio program heard nationwide on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel.  

 He is also the host of CNN’s “Smerconish”, which airs Saturdays at 9 a.m.

 Smerconish is a newspaper columnist for the Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer and his columns are routinely re-printed in newspapers all across the country.  

 Michael is the author of seven books.  One was a novel, TALK, for which the television rights were optioned by Warner Brothers.  His latest book is titled: Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right: American Life in Columns.  

 He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Lehigh University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and resides in the Philadelphia suburbs where he and his wife have raised four children