• Bobby Franklin – Rebecca Costa

    Bobby Franklin – Rebecca Costa

    In September 2013, Bobby Franklin assumed the position of President and CEO of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). In his role, Franklin leads and oversees the strategic direction of the nearly 400 member strong association on behalf of U.S. venture capitalists and the startup ecosystem. Prior to leading NVCA,…

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  • Barry McCaffrey – Rebecca Costa

    Barry McCaffrey – Rebecca Costa

    General Barry Richard McCaffrey is a retired US Army general, news commentator and business consultant. He received three Purple Heart medals for injuries sustained during his service in Vietnam, two Silver Stars for valor and two Distinguished Service Crosses. He was inducted into the U.S. Army Ranger Hall of Fame…

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  • Lynne Cheney – Rebecca Costa

    Lynne Cheney – Rebecca Costa

    Lynne Cheney, wife of former Vice-President Dick Cheney, has loved history for as long as she can remember, and she has spent much of her professional life writing and speaking about the importance of knowing and teaching history. She has served as chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities…

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  • Bob Graham – Rebecca Costa

    Bob Graham – Rebecca Costa

    As former Governor of Florida, and co-chair of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Senator Bob Graham will be here to talk about why normalizing relations with Cuba may be essential to preventing another Deep Horizon catastrophe in the United States.

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  • Rick Santorum – Rebecca Costa

    Rick Santorum – Rebecca Costa

    Former U.S. Senator, candidate for the Presidency of The United States, chairman of Patriot Voices and author of ‘Blue Collar Conservatives,' Rick Santorum will be with us to discuss issues that are expected to impact the midterm elections, and why coming forward to make early endorsements is a key component…

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  • Tom McClintock – Rebecca Costa

    Tom McClintock – Rebecca Costa

    Tom McClintock is the U.S. Representative for California's 4th congressional district, and a former California assemblyman and state senator. He will be with us to talk about immigration, pro-growth budgeting, and whether we should meet environmental demands that place fish, above people.

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  • Robert Gates – Rebecca Costa

    Robert Gates – Rebecca Costa

    Robert Michael Gates served as the 22nd United States Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011. After 26 years working for both the CIA and the National Security Council, Gates was asked by President George W. Bush to replace Donald Rumsfeld as secretary of defense in 2006. He served in…

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  • Clarence Page – Rebecca Costa

    Clarence Page – Rebecca Costa

    Clarence Page, the 1989 Pulitzer Prize winner for Commentary, has been a columnist and a member of the Chicago Tribune's editorial board since July 1984. His column is syndicated nationally by Tribune Media Services. Page is an occasional guest panelist on The McLaughlin Group, a regular contributor of essays to…

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  • Michio Kaku – Rebecca Costa

    Michio Kaku – Rebecca Costa

    Dr. Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, best-selling author, acclaimed public speaker, renowned futurist and popularizer of science. As co-founder of String Field Theory, Dr. Kaku carries on Einstein's quest to unite the four fundamental forces of nature into a single grand theory of everything.

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  • Molly Knight Raskin – Rebecca Costa

    Molly Knight Raskin – Rebecca Costa

    Molly Knight Raskin is a freelance writer, reporter and producer with more than a decade of experience in national media. She worked as an editor and reporter for The Baltimore Sun, as a political reporter for “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer,” and has produced two hour-long documentaries for PBS: “Where…

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