Brief: Election ethics examined

The Institute of Government and Public Affairs presents a public forum,
"The l 996 Presidential Election: Winning at the Expense of Ethics?," from
9 a.m. to noon April 25 in the IGPA conference room.

James D. Nowlan, IGPA Senior Fellow, moderates the forum. Featured
speakers, and their topics:

Shanto Iyengar (UCLA), author of "Going Negative: How Attack Ads Shrink and
Polarize the Electorate," will discuss "Negative Ads: Do They Work? At What
Cost?"

The Hon. Nancy Kaszak, member of the Illinois General Assembly, speaks
about "Ethics and Campaigns: A View From the Trenches"

Clarence Page, Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Tribune journalist-columnist,
will discuss "The Role of the Media."

Samuel Popkin, an expert on surveys and author of "The Reasoning Voter,"
will talk about "Can Polls Serve Questionable Ends?"



UIUC -- Inside Illinois -- 1996/04-18-96