George W. Bush Presidential Center presents a Conversation with Judy Smith: The Inspiration Behind Scandal

Judy Smith
Judy Smith Photo courtesy of George W. Bush Presidential Center

The George W. Bush Presidential Center presents Judy Smith, the D.C.-based crisis management expert and co-executive producer of the hit TV show Scandal, as part of the Engage at the Bush Center series. The event features a conversation between Ms. Smith and moderator Jane McGarry of WFAA-TV that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the facts and fiction of the hit show, and crisis communications in the nation’s capital.

Tickets include after-hours entry to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, including the special exhibit Path to the Presidency, which explores the history of campaigns and elections in the U.S.

Ms. Smith, the inspiration behind the Olivia Pope character on Scandal, is the founder and President of Smith & Co., a leading strategic and crisis communications firm with offices in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. Having represented a broad range of clients from Fortune 500 companies to sports stars, celebrities, and politicians, Ms. Smith has played a key role in some of the most historic and sensational events of our time.

Event Details


6.16.16 | 6:30 pm


3001 SMU Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205


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