The Academy hosted a lecture on September 28, 2004, entitled Perspectives on the
National Elections, 2004, which was followed by a Fall Reception. The event
took place at the House of the Academy. The speakers were Howard Gardner,
John H. & Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Education at Harvard University, Ernest
May, Charles Warren Professor of History at Harvard University, and Sidney Verba,
Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor at Harvard University.