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Lecture and Book Signing with Peter Thiel
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Lecture and book signing with PayPal Co-Founder Peter Thiel on his new book, Zero to One:Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future (Publish Date: September 16, 2014).

In Zero to One, Silicon Valley legend Peter Thiel shares his innovative new theory and formula for how to build the companies of the future: the only way to create lasting value and profits is to create and monopolize a new market instead of trying to compete in an existing one. The next great company won’t be another Microsoft or Apple--those have been done. Instead it will be something completely new that we have yet to dream up. Here Thiel shows how to build companies of the future by going from Zero to One.

Peter Thiel is a technology entrepreneur and investor best known for co-founding PayPal. Since then he has co-founded the data analytics firm Palantir Technologies, made the first outside investment in Facebook, provided early funding for companies like SpaceX and LinkedIn and established and funds the Thiel Foundation, which nurtures tomorrow’s tech visionaries.

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Perspectives in Leadership Forum with Dr. Ben Carson
Sunday, September 28, 2014

September 28th Dr. Ben Carson was at the Reagan Library for a lecture and book signing on his number one New York Times bestselling book.

Dr. Ben Carson made headlines with his keynote at the National Prayer Breakfast in February 2013. Standing just a few feet from President Obama, the neurosurgeon offered a common sense critique of liberal government, calling for a return to our historic culture of personal responsibility, free markets, and upward mobility. The speech instantly went viral; The Wall Street Journal even ran an editorial, “Ben Carson for President.”

In “One Nation,” Dr. Carson calls for respectful discussion and disagreement, with no subjects off limits. Applying the problem-solving skills he honed as a surgeon, he takes on tough issues such as education, health care, family values, race relations, taxes, charity, and the role of faith in public life.

Avoiding the political correctness of politicians and the animosity of Washington lawyers, Dr. Carson In his journey from poverty to the top of his field, Dr. Carson has lived the American dream. He shows how we can save that dream for our future generations, by restoring a moral, informed citizenry that will support “one nation, under God, indivisible.”

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Lecture and Book Signing with Paul Ryan
Thursday, August 28, 2014

Lecture moderated by Bill Bennett and book signing with Congressman Paul Ryan on his new book, The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea (Publish Date: August 19, 2014).

In The Way Forward, Paul Ryan examines the state of the Republican Party, beginning with a careful analysis of the 2012 election, and dissects its challenges going forward.  Culminating in a plan for the future, The Way Forward argues that the Republican Party is and must remain a conservative party, emphasizing conservatism in a way that demonstrates how it can modernize and appeal to both our deepest concerns and highest ideals.

Paul Ryan is currently serving his 8th term as a Member of Congress and is the Chairman of the House Budget Committee.  Congressman Ryan’s “The Path to Prosperity” was written to tackle our nation’s fiscal crisis.  The plan helps spur job creation, stops spending money the government doesn’t have and lifts the crushing burden of debt.

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Lecture and Book Signing with FOX News Anchor Bret Baier
Monday, June 23, 2014

Lecture and book signing with FOX News Channel's chief political anchor, Bret Baier.  Mr. Baier spoke about his latest book, “Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage and Love” which is a deeply touching and personal story about caring for his critically ill son.

Bret Baier is the anchor of Special Report with Bret Baier, the top-rated cable news program in its timeslot and consistently one of the top four shows in cable news. During the 2012 political season, Baier served as co-anchor of FNC's America's Election HQ alongside Megyn Kelly and he moderated Fox News Channel’s five Republican presidential primary debates.

In Special Heart, Bret Baier reflects on past challenges with his son’s health as well as looks forward with hope.  Mr. Baier shares with readers the behind-the-scenes stories and emotional narrative of young Paul’s life thus far, including the heart-wrenching fears and decisions he and his wife, Amy, have faced together. 

100% of the author’s proceeds for this book will be donated to non-profit pediatric heart causes.

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Reagan Forum with Vin Scully
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

In honor of our Baseball exhibition, we hosted a Reagan Forum featuring Hall of Fame Broadcaster Vin Scully.

This year, Vin Scully is announcing an unprecedented 65th season for the Dodgers organization. Scully calls all Dodger home games and road games in California and Arizona.

When Scully first began broadcasting in 1950, the Dodgers had yet to win a single World Series and were known affectionately as "Dem Bums." Three years later, at the age of 25, he became the youngest person to ever broadcast a World Series game and in 1955, he had his most memorable moment behind the microphone, as he called the Dodgers' first and only championship in Brooklyn.

 

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