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January 23, 2005
Eric Liu
Host, Seattle Voices
Eric Liu BIO:
· Host of "Seattle Voices"
· Author of "Guiding Lights"

CURRENT :
· Fellow at the New America Foundation.
· Writes for Slate Magazine.
· Hosts a local NPR interview show called "The Power of Voice" (on KUOW), since July 2004.
· Teaches at the University of Washington's Evans School of Public Affairs.

BOOKS:
· Guiding Lights: The People Who Lead Us Toward Our Purpose in Life.
· Author of The Accidental Asian: Notes of a Native Speaker.

PREVIOUS:
· VP of marketing at the digital media company RealNetworks.
· White House deputy domestic policy adviser in the second Clinton Administration.
· Served as a speechwriter for President Clinton in the first term.
· Started up a magazine called The Next Progressive.
· Legislative assistant Sen. David Boren.
· Staffer on the Senate Intelligence Committee. His boss was George Tenet.

GREW UP:
Lives with his family in Seattle but grew up in upstate New York.

BOARD MEMBER OF:
· Seattle Public Library
· Common Cause
· Demos
· Asian Community Leadership Foundation
· League of Education Voters
· Town Hall Seattle

EDUCATION:
Graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School

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Info: Eric Liu is the Host of “Seattle Voices” on the Seattle Channel where he interviews Seattle based guests from diverse backgrounds and is the author of a new book called “Guiding Lights,” about people who have inspired and influenced his life.





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