The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation welcomes actor, writer, lawyer and commentator Ben Stein to deliver the Reagan Forum on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. This event is now sold out. To watch the livestream of the event, please click here.
Ben Stein attained early success as a speechwriter for Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before entering the entertainment field, becoming an actor, comedian, and Emmy Award-winning game show host. Mr. Stein also frequently writes commentaries on economic, political, and social issues, along with financial advice to individual investors. Prior to his presidential speechwriting, Mr. Stein was a poverty lawyer and then a trial lawyer for the Federal Trade Commission.
Mr. Stein’s columns can currently be read in The American Spectator, The Wall Street Journal and New York Magazine. He has written, co-written and published thirty books, including seven novels, largely about life in Los Angeles, and twenty-one nonfiction books, about finance and about ethical and social issue in finance, and also about the political and social content of mass culture.
He is also an extremely well known actor in movies, TV, and commercials. His part of the boring teacher in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off was recently ranked as one of the fifty most famous scenes in American film.