The 2018 Leon Panetta Lecture Series will tackle the topic: Is the American Dream Alive and Well? The line-up includes the four following forums with former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta moderating.
All will take place at the Monterey Conference Center and broadcast live on 90.3 KAZU.
Monday, February 26th at 7:00pm
The Economy and the American Dream – Impact of Debt, Growth, Immigration and Tax Cuts with Kelly Ayotte, United States Senator, New Hampshire (2011-2017); and Chris Dodd, United States Senator, Connecticut (1981-2011)
Monday, March 26th at 7:00pm
Global Crisis and the American Dream – America First or America as a World Leader? with Michael McFaul, United States Ambassador to the Russian Federation (2012-2014); Michèle Flournoy, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (2009-2012); and John Bolton, United States Ambassador to the United Nations (2005-2006)
Monday, April 30th at 7:00pm
The American Presidency and the American Dream – the Role of Leadership with Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalists Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward; and Reince Priebus, White House Chief of Staff (2017)
Monday, May 28th at 7:00pm
Technology and the American Dream – Impact of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Cyber with Keith Alexander, Commander, United States Cyber Command (2010-2014) and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service (2005-2014); and Renée James, Chairman and CEO of Ampere Computing and President of Intel Corporation (2014-2016)