SOURCE: World Affairs Council of Orange County

November 24, 2008 12:10 ET

Michael Ramirez, Two-Time Pulitzer Prize Winner and Award-Winning Editorial Cartoonist, at World Affairs Council Holiday Dinner and Book Signing

COSTA MESA, CA--(Marketwire - November 24, 2008) - The event, hosted by the non-profit organization, the World Affairs Council of Orange County, is scheduled for Wednesday, December 3 at the Hilton Costa Mesa, 3050 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. The reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a dinner at 7 p.m., holiday entertainment at 7:30 p.m., followed by the speech, Q&A and Powerpoint presentation and book signing. The public is invited to attend.

Join us for a unique look back at the year in politics through the eyes of an award-winning editorial cartoonist, Michael Ramirez. There will be a book signing for "Everyone Has The Right To My Opinion," his new cartoon compilation book, including the 1994 and 2008 Pulitzer Prize winning collections. He is the Editorial Cartoonist and a Senior Editor for Investor's Business Daily. He has won several awards during his career, including the 2008 and 1994 Pulitzer Prize and the UCI Medal from the University of California, Irvine. Mr. Ramirez was named "Best Editorial Cartoonist 2006" by the National Cartoonists Society, and won the prestigious 2008 John Fischetti Editorial Cartoon Competition. Previously, Mr. Ramirez has been the editorial cartoonist of the Los Angeles Times, the Commercial Appeal and USA Today, and is nationally syndicated in over 450 newspapers around the world.

Cost: WACOC members $60; non-members $75; students $45. Self-parking is complimentary. For information and reservations, call (949) 253-5751 or visit

World Affairs Council of Orange County is a member-driven non-profit organization that hosts forums on international issues and presentations by some of the world's foremost leaders. Past speakers have included: Robert Tuttle, U.S. Ambassador to the Court of St. James; Kenneth W. Starr, Dean and Professor of Law at Pepperdine University; His Excellency Ronen Sen, India's Ambassador to the United States; H.R. McMaster, 71st Colonel, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment; Dr. Hans Blix, Chairman of the Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission; His Royal Highness Prince Andrew and many other well-known people with expertise in various world affairs with respect to political, social and economic issues. The World Affairs Council of Orange County was founded in 1967 and today has more than 500 members.

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