ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Political commentator and media personality James Carville was the featured speaker at the Alexandria Rotary Club on Nov. 7.
Carville’s address to the Rotary Club focused on William Tecumseh Sherman, the first president of LSU, as well as other topics of interest.
Club president, Mike Johnston said, “We are delighted that Mr. Carville has been able to arrange his schedule to address our club and express appreciation to Rotarians Mike Tudor and Mayor Jacques Roy for their help in arranging this program.”
Carville gained national attention for his work as senior political advisor on the successful presidential campaign of then Arkansas governor, Bill Clinton. After his work with the Clinton campaign, he turned to international consulting and ran campaigns in more than 23 countries.
Most recently, Carville announced that he will join the faculty of LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication after nine years of teaching at Tulane University. Carville is a Louisiana native who is an LSU and LSU Law Center graduate and passionate about his alma mater.