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Robert Gates (Exclusively WSB)

Robert Gates will speak to a wide variety of domestic and global issues and engage in a Q&A session with the audience.

Topic areas include:

  • Global Politics and U.S. Foreign Policy
  • U.S. Intelligence, Defense Strategies and Global Cybersecurity Threats
  • Leadership, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

David Gergen (Exclusively WSB)

Many questions remain unanswered regarding the future of the country—and both parties need take an active part in solutions to tackle the difficult issues ahead. What plans will Congress and the Trump Administration pursue to grow the economy? Where is the country headed on energy, immigration, health care, the environment, jobs and taxes? How will we face the development of increasingly complex and dangerous threats to national security? On what issues will both parties be able to work together? How will all of this impact what our President is able to accomplish? Uncanny in his ability to translate what is happening in Washington into how it will affect your audience, David Gergen sets his sights on the current political landscape. A trusted advisor to presidents of both parties and a leading commentator for more than two decades, Gergen offers unmatched perspectives on the future of America.

Doris Kearns Goodwin (Exclusively WSB)

One of the country’s leading historians, Doris Kearns Goodwin shares cherished stories, intimate insights and in-depth analysis of the US presidency, which she has studied for more than four decades. Drawing from her award-winning and bestselling biographies of Lyndon Johnson, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Franklin Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln, Goodwin brings the past alive, delivering an insider’s look at the captivating stories that illuminate the inner complexities of our most fascinating leaders. Whether examining how presidents dealt with the intricacies of working with Congress to the challenges they faced with the business community and their relationships with constituents, Goodwin illustrates the individual and universal qualities that have made our leaders great and will continue to inspire leaders well into the future.

Doris Kearns Goodwin (Exclusively WSB)

Spanning 100 years of history, bestselling author Doris Kearns Goodwin takes audiences on the ultimate journey through some of the most momentous decades in American history – the industrial revolution, the rise of the robber barons, the Progressive Era, the Great Depression, and two World Wars. With an uncanny gift for both depth and detail, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of dramatic and complex story lines drawing from her Pulitzer Prize-winning book,No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II (1995) and her bestselling book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism to provide an intimate, comprehensive and ultimately unforgettable portrait of the era’s three extraordinary leaders – Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt – along with the scintillating cast of characters, who together transformed the country.

Doris Kearns Goodwin (Exclusively WSB)

World-renowned presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin reflects on more than 150 years of U.S. history to put into context our most recent unprecedented presidency – a fast-paced, unpredictable and at times impulsive Administration. By sharing her deep understanding of the ambition, resolution and resilience of some of our nation’s most revered presidents, Goodwin explains how past setbacks and triumphs shed light on the cultural, economic and political transformations that define today’s turbulent times. With a goal of educating and entertaining audiences, Goodwin brings to life some of our most successful presidents to provide insight for today’s leaders, and to demonstrate that however fractured our modern political culture has become, our democracy is also resilient and has survived—even thrived—through more troubling times in the past.

Doris Kearns Goodwin (Exclusively WSB)

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and foremost authority on presidential leadership, draws on her scholarship and experience to bring history to life in a conversational format with politicians, academics, civic leaders, journalists, or your company’s executives. Goodwin’s anecdotes and analysis  provide historical context for our turbulent political atmosphere, illuminating how today’s leaders can learn from the struggles and triumphs of the past’s greatest leaders. Most recently, Goodwin has been in conversation with former President Barack Obama, Salesforce vice chairman, president and COO Keith Block, Hearst executive vice chairman Frank A. Bennack Jr., presidential advisor Karl Rove, filmmaker Steven Spielberg, philanthropist David Rubenstein, author Jon Meacham, and journalists Bill Moyers (PBS), Steve Scully (C-SPAN), and Michal Lev-Ram (Fortune). This event, which can be tailored to meet the specific needs of each audience, will educate, entertain, and inspire.

David Gregory (Exclusively WSB)

How are the current distrust of media and the proliferation of new media sources changing the way we get our news? Is there liberal bias in the media? What role does that play? Most importantly, is the information we are getting making us any better informed about politics and the world? After 25 years at the top level of the media world, David Gregory examines the issues that surround this dynamic and ever-changing world of media. In this thought-provoking and enlightening presentation, he shares fascinating insights with the audience from his extensive experience in the business and the work he is doing now in this disrupted media landscape.

David Gregory (Exclusively WSB)

David Gregory has covered the biggest stories of our time, from presidential politics to some of the country’s biggest courtroom dramas, to the policy fights around war and terrorism. He offers an unmatched insider’s account and shares with audiences personal anecdotes from what he’s seen up close of our leaders during times of war and national tragedy, as well as the humorous moments that occur outside of the camera range. What qualities are most important in a presidential race? How are campaigns changing in a dynamic media world? From covering the White House and moderating Meet the Press, Gregory has developed a passion for politics and garnered vast experience to draw on as he examines Presidential campaigns and today's political landscape. He remains connected to the power players in Washington and captivates audiences as he takes them inside how campaigns unfold and how these contests are decided in this energetic, engaging presentation.

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