Snider is one of several prominent conservatives funding Freedom's Watch, a new White House front group which began "a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign to urge members of Congress who may be wavering in their support for the war in Iraq not to 'cut and run'."
Snider oversees the "management of the National Hockey League's Philadelphia Flyers; the National Basketball Association's Philadelphia 76ers; the Flyers' American Hockey League affiliate the Philadelphia Phantoms; the $210 million First Union Center; the First Union Spectrum and Comcast SportsNet. Mr. Snider was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame and serves on the NHL's Executive Committee. In addition, Mr. Snider is a Benefactor and Advisory Board Member of the Sol C. Snider Entrepreneurial Center of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the Institute for Cancer and Blood Diseases at MCP Hahnemann University, the Institute for Objectivist Studies and the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Mr. Snider holds a B.S. degree from the University of Maryland and an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from MCP Hahnemann University."
Resources and articles
Related SourceWatch articles
- Executive Profile: Edward Snider, BusinessWeek, accessed August 23, 2007.
- "New Group, Freedom's Watch, to Launch Major Advertising Campaign in Support of Victory in Iraq," PRNewswire-USNewswire, August 22, 2007.
- "Adelson runs attack ads against Porter," Las Vegas Gleaner, August 22, 2007.
- "Group to Urge War Support," New York Times, August 22, 2007.
- Mike Allen, "Pro-Bush group spends $15M defending war," The Politico (posted by Free Republic), August 22, 2007.
- "Left, Right Proxies Push on Iraq," Washington Post, August 23, 2007.
- Political campaign contributions by Edward Snider (1986-2000), Newsmeat.com.
- Political campaign contributions by Edward Snider, FundRace 2008/The Huffington Post, accessed August 23, 2007. (To date, $4,600 to Rudolph W. Giuliani.)