We are very excited to announce our 2017-2018 season!
We continue our tradition of presenting world class speakers, adding to our “Who’s Who” of renowned speakers with our 2017-2018 line-up featuring Tom Brokaw and Theo Epstein. We hope you will join us for these exciting events.
November 8, 2017
Tom Brokaw is the only anchor to have hosted all three major NBC news programs including TODAY, NBC Nightly News, and Meet the Press. Brokaw was the first American network anchor to interview Mikhail Gorbachev and the only one to report from Berlin the night the wall came down. He has published six books including The Greatest Generation, won every major award in his craft, and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom
January 16, 2018
In 2016, after five years of rebuilding, Theo Epstein led the Chicago Cubs to their first World Series title in 108 years. Prior to that, he was the General Manager for the Boston Red Sox, the youngest GM in the history of the MLB. He led the Red Sox to World Series victories in 2004, their first in 86 years, and again in 2007. Epstein and his twin brother started a foundation which has raised $7.3 million to help disadvantaged youth in Boston and Chicago.
March 5, 2018
Caroline Kennedy, daughter of President John F. Kennedy, has carried on her family’s legacy. A graduate of Harvard University and Columbia Law School, Kennedy served as the U.S. Ambassador to Japan from 2013 to 2017. She helped raise $280 million and engage a record number of volunteers for public school reform in New York City. Kennedy also co-authored two books on civil liberties and edited bestsellers about history, politics, and poetry.