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Secretary Reich will address Congress of Cities; Mark Shields, Kevin Phillips scheduled to speak.

Mark Shields, Kevin Phillips Scheduled To Speak

U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Robert B. Reich is the keynote speaker for the Opening General Session at this year's Congress of Cities in Orlando on Friday, Dec. 3. In addition, political analysts Mark Shields and Kevin Phillips will speak at Saturday's General Session at COC.

Reich is a former professor of economic at Harvard University and served as economic advisor to Clinton during the 1992 election campaign. He has published articles in national and international newspapers including the Japan's influential newspaper the Nihon Keizal Shimbun.

Shields was featured regularly on the award-winning MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour.

Shields has a weekly radio show and is a part of the weekly political team, the Capitol Gang, on CNN.

He is author of "On the Campaign Trail" about the 1984 campaign. He is noted as a humorous speaker who analyzes the political system through story telling in which he uses first hand accounts of his experiences with a variety of administrations over the past 25 years.

Kevin Phillips is author of the 1993 bestseller "Boiling Point: Democrats, Republicans and the Decline of Middle Class Prosperity." A contributing columnist for the Los Angeles Times, Phillips also is a member of the political strategists panel of The Wall Street Journal.

Dr. Wayne L. Creelman will facilitate the Health Care Mini Track at the COC titled "Health Care Reform and Our Cities and Towns: Will our Pocketbooks, Policies and Priorities Ever Be The Same." Creelman is psychiatrist- in-chief/medical director and senior vice president of Patient Care Services of BryLin Hospitals in Buffalo, N.Y.

A former member of the Cape Elizabeth Town Council in Maine, Creelman chaired NLC's Human Development Steering Committee. He is a published expert in the medical field.
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Title Annotation:Labor Secretary Robert B. Reich
Author:Baker, Denise
Publication:Nation's Cities Weekly
Date:Nov 15, 1993
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