St. Louis Public Radio sponsoring debate at its studio
St. Louis – Michael Gibbons, a partner at Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP and former Republican member and president pro tem of the Missouri Senate, will participate in National Public Radio’s presidential debate panel, to be held at the studios of St. Louis Public Radio (KWMU, 90.7), 7-10:30 p.m. Wed., October 3.
NPR’s Talk of the Nation will broadcast its afternoon program from the St. Louis Public Radio studios. After the broadcast, NPR will host a presidential debate watch party and a before-and-after panel discussion moderated by award-winning journalist and Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan and NPR's “Political Junkie,” Ken Rudin. Joining Gibbons on the panel are former Missouri Gov. Bob Holden, KWMU reporter Chris McDaniel and St. Louis Beacon reporter Jo Mannies.
Gibbons, a member of Stinson’s Government Solutions practice group, served as an elected official for more than 22 years. He started his political career on the Kirkwood City Council then was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives and, finally, the Missouri Senate, where he concluded his tenure as president pro tem. At Stinson, Gibbons assists clients with strategic planning and provides advocacy on issues before Missouri’s legislative and executive branches.
Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP provides sophisticated litigation and corporate and transaction legal services to clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations and privately held companies to emerging businesses. The firm's more than 300 attorneys are located in eight key markets: St. Louis, Jefferson City and Kansas City, Mo.; Overland Park and Wichita, Kan.; Omaha, Neb.; Phoenix; and Washington, D.C.
For more information, contact Amanda Bowling at 816-691-3478.