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      The Texas Tribune Festival in Austin

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      September 26, 2019

      Thursday   7:00 PM

      401 East 7th Street
      Austin, Texas 78701

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      The Texas Tribune Festival

      The Texas Tribune Festival is one of the nation’s largest, most buzzworthy political gatherings. Our three-day festival brings Texans together to address the politics and policy that affect our communities, our schools, our work and our daily lives. Join us when Texas’ biggest names and the nation’s most influential public figures flock to Austin to discuss our future. Among the more than 400 speakers announced to take the stage at #TribFest19, running Sept. 26-28 in downtown Austin, are U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Julián Castro, 2020 Democratic candidate for President; former U.S. ambassadors to the United Nations Susan Rice and Samantha Power; George F. Will, columnist for The Washington Post; U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota and 2020 Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes; Alex Wagner, co-host of Showtime's “The Circus”; David Axelrod, director of the University of Chicago Institute of Politics; William McRaven, former chancellor of the University of Texas System and former commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command; Mike Morath, Texas education commissioner; Betsy Price, mayor of Fort Worth; Eva Guzman, Texas Supreme Court justice; U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio; Cecile Richards, co-founder of Supermajority; Nate Silver, founder and editor-in-chief of FiveThirtyEight; George P. Bush, Texas land commissioner; Anthony Scaramucci, former White House communications director; Michael Beschloss, author and presidential historian for NBC News; Piper Kerman, criminal justice reform advocate and author of "Orange is the New Black"; and U.S. Rep. Sylvia Garcia, D-Houston, to name just a few. The event will be held at various venues in downtown Austin, Texas, including a free, open-to-the-public street festival, Open Congress, on Saturday, Sept. 28.  Check out the schedule and speaker line-up at See you at the Fest! Ticket Information Once you register for the Festival, you will receive an order confirmation email from Eventbrite with your e-ticket(s) attached. You will need to exchange your printed or mobile e-ticket(s) at the Festival Hub (800 Congress Ave.) for your access pass. Questions? Check out the Registration FAQs or contact us. If you are having any technical ticketing-related issues with your order, contact Eventbrite. For all other registration questions and general Festival info, visit All sales final. Refunds will not be issued for late arrivals, unattended events, early termination of attendance, no-shows or meals. Unredeemed passes may be transferred to alternate attendees. A $25 administrative fee will apply to all pass transfers. Event is rain or shine. If you require assistive services or technology to access this event, please contact us no later than Friday, Sept. 6. Late requests are subject to availability. Discount offers cannot be combined with other discount offers and are not retroactive to previously purchased passes. Discounts do not apply to accommodations, commuter fees, add-on events, fees or any other charges. Texas Tribune events are supported through contributions from our founding investors and members. Though donors and corporate sponsors underwrite The Texas Tribune events, they play no role in determining the content, panelists or line of questioning.

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