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Chris Matthews at the Basketball Hall of Fame - Springfield, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 05.589 W 072° 35.085
18T E 699739 N 4662941
Quick Description: Chris Matthews was at the Basketball Hall of Fame on October 4, 2009.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 6/20/2011 6:47:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMBTFH
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member bootron
Views: 7

Long Description:
We had free passes to visit the Basketball Hall of Fame from the local newspaper. Since we live two miles away we usually go there when we get free passes. Once there, we were surprised to find Chris Matthews sitting alone in the bleachers of the auditorium. He was there in support of his wife Kathleen who was involved in United For Hope, an organization to improve public education. He was called upon to introduce his childrens' former babysitter who was one of the speakers. My wife, the political junkie of the family, talked to him and even got his autograph. She's not wild about basketball but enjoyed this day.
Celebrity's Name: Christopher John Matthews

Celebrity Description:
Christopher John "Chris" Matthews was born on December 17, 1945. He is a news anchor and political commentator, known for his nightly hour-long talk show, Hardball with Chris Matthews which runs, locally, weekdays at 5 pm and again at 7 pm on MSNBC. On weekends he hosts the syndicated NBC News–produced panel discussion program, The Chris Matthews Show. He once worked for Senators Frank Moss and Esmund Muskie, was a speechwriter for President Carter, and was a top aide to Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill. In 1974, he once ran in the Democratic primary for the 4th Congresional seat from Pennsylvania and got 24% of the vote.

Celebrity Type: Politician

Time celebrity was spotted: 11:00 AM

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