Insiders offer their view of Washington this week

Tom Twomey Series Continues




Robert Barnet. Independent/Courtesy East Hampton Library

The East Hampton Library will continue its Tom Twomey Series with “Washington Update: A Conversation with CBS News’ Rita Braver and Attorney Robert Barnett” on Saturday, June 29 at 6 PM.

The husband-and-wife power duo will share their insider views of what’s happening in the nation’s capital. Braver is the national correspondent for the network’s “Sunday Morning” program, during which she reports on topics such as arts, culture, politics, and foreign policy.

Barnett is a senior partner in the Washington law firm Williams & Connolly, whose clients have included former Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush.

A complimentary wine reception will precede the program at 5:30 PM.

The series will continue throughout the summer and fall with Anne Surchin, R.A. and Daniel Cohen, a researcher, discussing the Wiborg family on July 12 at 6 PM, and Roberta Sandenbergh, AIA and Jane Dillion, a realtor, discussing living better in small spaces on August 24 at 9:30 AM.

East Hampton Town Trustee John Aldred, John “Barley” Dunne, the director of East Hampton Shellfish Hatchery, and Pete Malinowski, the executive director of the Billion Oyster Project, will give a talk on oysters on September 28 at 6 PM. A talk on cartoonist Charles Addams, the creator of the Addams Family, will be given on October 19 at 6 PM.

Admission is free, but advanced reservations are required as seating is limited. For more information, visit www.TomTwomeySeries.org.

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