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718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
(314) 534-1700 http://www.stlouisspeakersseries.org/home/

October 2016

St. Louis Speakers Series – Panel Discussion: Racism in America

October 18, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
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  • More than 50 years after the Civil Rights Act, three distinguished panelists will explore Racism in America from their divergent…

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November 2016

St. Louis Speakers Series – Ehud Barak

November 1, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
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  • Ehud Barak was Prime Minister of Israel from 1999 to 2001. He entered politics following a 35-year career as a…

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January 2017

St. Louis Speakers Series – Rita Moreno

January 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
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  • Moreno is one of only 12 actors who have won all four major awards… an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy…

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St. Louis Speakers Series – John Cleese

January 24, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
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  • Cleese co-founded Monty Python, the comedy troupe behind the British comedy TV show Monty Python’s Flying Circus and four Monty…

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February 2017

St. Louis Speakers Series – Gen. Martin Dempsey

February 28, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
  • President Barack Obama nominated Dempsey as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in 2011, a position he held until…

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March 2017

St. Louis Speakers Series – Ted Koppel

March 28, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
  • Koppel is best known as the first anchor for ABC’s Nightline, serving in that role from the program’s inception in…

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April 2017

St. Louis Speakers Series – Jon Meacham

April 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
  • A Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian, Meacham has profiled Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson and, most recently, George H.W. Bush in a…

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October 2017

St. Louis Speakers Series – David Cameron

October 10, 2017
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
  • The youngest U.K. Prime Minister in two centuries, Cameron came to power in 2010 at a moment of economic crisis…

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St. Louis Speakers Series – Jeffrey Toobin

October 24, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
  • Best known for his books on the inner workings of the Supreme Court, The Oath and The Nine, Toobin began…

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December 2017

St. Louis Speakers Series – Jane Pauley

December 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
  • Jane Pauley is currently the anchor of CBS Sunday Morning and previously best known for her 13-year tenure on NBC's…

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January 2018

St. Louis Speakers Series – Robin Wright

January 23, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
  • Currently a joint fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Robin Wright…

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February 2018

St. Louis Speakers Series – Rick Steves

February 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
  • In addition to authoring numerous European travel guides, Steves is the host of the public television series Rick Steves' Europe…

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March 2018

St. Louis Speakers Series – President Bill Clinton

March 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
  • President Bill Clinton is the 42nd President of the United States. Under his leadership, the country enjoyed the strongest economy…

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May 2018

St. Louis Speakers Series – Paul Nicklen

May 1, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
  • An award-winning National Geographic photographer, Nicklen uses his camera to reveal the nature of the changing polar regions as the…

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October 2018

St. Louis Speakers Series: James Comey

October 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
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  • Comey was appointed Deputy U.S. Attorney General by President George W. Bush. Appointed FBI Director in 2013 by President Obama,…

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St. Louis Speakers Series: Lisa Genova

October 30, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
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  • A neuroscientist who received her Ph.D. from Harvard, Genova talks about the human brain and neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s,…

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November 2018

St. Louis Speakers Series: Gloria Steinem

November 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
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  • Steinem is a nationally recognized icon of the women’s liberation movement. A journalist and political activist, she was a columnist…

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January 2019

St. Louis Speakers Series: Jeb Bush

January 22, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
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  • Florida’s first ever two-term Republican governor, Bush served in that position from 1999–2007. In 2016, he was a candidate for…

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February 2019

St. Louis Speakers Series: Bryan Stevenson

February 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
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  • As founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, Stevenson has challenged bias in the criminal justice system and helped achieve court…

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March 2019

St. Louis Speakers Series: Ian Bremmer

March 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
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  • Founder of Eurasia Group, the leading global political risk research firm, Bremmer provides analysis and expertise to diplomats and heads…

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April 2019

St. Louis Speakers Series: Jay Leno

April 30, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States
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  • After performing stand-up comedy for years, Leno became host of NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno after Johnny Carson’s…

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