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Lynne Olson: Chasing Allies - The Importance of Partnerships in WWII

September 3, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Historian and New York Times best-selling author Lynne Olson will highlight the importance of strategic international alliances during the Second World War.

Cook Leadership Academy Alumni Panel

September 13, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Sharing their lessons in leadership, distinguished CLA alumni Megan Sall, Allie Bush, Selma Tucker, and Jeff Domagala kick off this year's Wheelhouse Talks Series.   

Jeffrey Rosen: Constitution Day 2019

September 24, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Offering his insights on the Constitution and the Supreme Court, CEO of the National Constitution Center, Jeffrey Rosen, joins us to celebrate Constitution Day. 

Invited: Teresa Weatherall Neal

October 11, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

In 40 plus years of service to GRPS, Teresa Weatherall Neal has amassed timeless lessons in leadership. Join us as she imparts this wealth of knowledge with our CLA candidate fellows. 

Michael Beschloss: Presidential Character - The X-Factor

October 21, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

As a presidential election looms, Michael Beschloss joins us for our Character and the Presidency series, sharing his wealth of knowledge on the qualities that create a president.

Jill Lepore: Fall Arts Celebration

November 5, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Bringing demographics typically excluded from historical documents with her, Jill Lepore will challenge the asymmetries of historical evidence at this year's Fall Arts Celebration. 

Danielle Allen: Equality and the American Experience

November 6, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Political philosopher and author of Our Declaration, Danielle Allen will offer an argument for equality in the American experience, using the Declaration's wording. 

David Roll: Gen. Marshall & Sen. Vandenberg

December 10, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 AM

Authors David Roll and Hank Meijer share the stage as they discuss Col. Ralph W. Hauenstein's favorite WWII General, George Marshall and Grand Rapids' native, Senator Arthur Vandenberg. 

Stay tuned for more exciting programs!

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