Kathleen Kennedy Townsend http://redriverradio.org en Judy McDonald & Kathleen Kennedy Townsend http://redriverradio.org/post/judy-mcdonald-kathleen-kennedy-townsend <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Sunday, April 7 at 6 p.m.&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kathleen Kennedy Townsend was a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow at Stephen F. Austin State University in February, 2013. As part of her visit she sat down with Judy McDonald before a live audience in the Baker </span>Pattillo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Student Center. The conversation includes insight into growing up a Kennedy as the eldest child of Robert Kennedy and niece of John F. Kennedy. They also discuss her work as a lieutenant governor in Maryland and former U.S. deputy assistant attorney general as well as her work on issues including public safety and improving access to higher education as well as the Police Corps, a program granting higher education scholarships to those who pledged to work as police officers.</span></p><div>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Judy McDonald is a former president and CEO of the Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation and she served on the Nacogdoches City Commission for 18 years, becoming the first female mayor of Nacogdoches. She says "Townsend's experiences during one of America's most turbulent times give her an interesting perspective on both historical events and current issues."</div><p> Sun, 07 Apr 2013 23:00:00 +0000 25892 at http://redriverradio.org Judy McDonald & Kathleen Kennedy Townsend