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www.wmfd.com - Pulitzer Prize winner and Fox News contributor, Charles Krauthammer, was the keynote speaker at the 28th annual John M. Ashbrook Memorial Dinner Friday held in the John C. Myers Convocation Center and sponsored by the John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs at Ashland University. }}" />

   
 
 
Commentator Delivers Keynote Address At Ashbrook Dinner

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  Original Published: 5/6/2013

Pulitzer Prize winner and Fox News contributor, CharlesKrauthammer, was the keynote speaker at the 28th annual John M. Ashbrook Memorial Dinner Friday at the John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs at Ashland University.

Krauthammer talked about the future of American conservatism.

Krauthammerwrites a syndicated column for the The Washington Post and was named the most influential commentator in America byThe Financial Times.

From 2001 ti 2006, Krauthammer served in thePresident's Council on Bioethics. He is president of theKrauthammer Foundation andchairman of the Pro Musica Hebraica, an organization dedicated to the recovery and performance of lost classical Jewish music.

Ashbrook Center, executive director, Peter Schramm said the annual memorial dinner is major fundraiser for the Ashbrook scholarships.

"The Ashbrook Center is an independent part of the university. We have to raise our own money and we do our own programming. We raise $4 million annually," Schramm said.

The John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs began in 1983.

The center has hosted such political leaders as Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Margaret Thatcher, Colin Powell and John Boehner.

   
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