Past Speakers2018-06-21T16:23:20+00:00

Events · The Jefferson Series

Past Speakers

2018
Elizabeth Vargas, Award-winning journalist and author

2018
Chris Matthews, Bestselling author and MSNBC host

2018
National Security Town Hall moderated by CNN’s Fareed Zakaria with
General Michael Hayden, General Stanley McChrystal and General Peter Pace

2017
Charles Osgood, Emmy Award-winning news anchor and author

2017
David H. Petraeus, U.S. Army, Retired and former director of the CIA

2017
Patrick J. Kennedy, Former U.S. Representative and Founder, The Kennedy Forum

2016
Peggy Noonan, Columnist and best-selling author

2016
David McCullough, Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Author and Historian

2016
Jon Meacham, Presidential historian and author

2016
Michael Sandel, Political philosopher and professor, Harvard University

2015
Mariel Hemingway, Actress, author, mental health advocate

2015
John Glenn, Marine, test pilot, astronaut and United States Senator

2015
Charlie Rose, Host of Charlie Rose and CBS News This Morning, 2014 Peabody and Emmy recipient

2015
Graham Wyatt, Partner, Robert A.M. Stern Architects, New Albany planner

2015
Jaque Robertson, Former Dean, School of Architecture at University of Virginia, founding partner, Cooper Robertson, New Albany planner

2015
Laurie Olin, Landscape architect, teacher, author, founding partner at OLIN, New Albany planner

2015
Gerald McCue, The John T. Dunlop Professor of Housing Studies, Emeritus, Harvard University Faculty of Design, New Albany planner

2015
Jack Kessler, Charman, The New Albany Company, New Albany planner

2015
Les Wexner, Founder, chairman and chief executive officer of L Brands, Inc., New Albany planner

2015
Michael Pollan, Best-selling author, journalist

2014
Fareed Zakaria, Global thinker, columnist, CNN host

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Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize-winning author & historian

2014
T. Boone Pickens, Entrepreneur, financier and philanthropist