Norman Sherman has been an Arizona resident for 20 years after retiring from Louisiana State University as a professor of journalism. He had previously worked as a speechwriter, campaign manager, and adviser to Democratic candidates for city, state, and federal offices, including Senators Eugene McCarthy and Walter Mondale. He served as press secretary to Vice President Hubert Humphrey, including during Humphrey’s 1968 presidential campaign.
Sherman worked in government at the Department of the Interior and the Agency for International Development. He also wrote books and speeches for corporate executives, labor leaders and foundations. He was assistant to the president of National Public Radio and has written magazine articles and newspaper columns and a memoir.
At the Democratic Club of Quail Creek meeting on Nov. 16, Mr. Sherman will present the film Humphrey: The Art of the Possible. His insights and discussion will follow. All are welcome at 3 p.m. in the Ocotillo room at the Kino Conference Center.