President’s Forum

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The annual Presidents Forum, held in the fall, brings together national knows speakers for a panel discussion on current topics of interest. Past panelist include President William Jefferson Clinton, Secretary of States Madeline Albright and Henry Kissinger, National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, journalists Paul Krugman and Paul Gigot, and former White House Press Secretaries Ari Fleischer and Joe Lockhart. The funds raised support the Foundation’s Scholarship and Program Fund.

 2015 President’s Forum

Global Order and International Harmony– how best do we build a global architecture of security and cooperation?  Can we learn from crucial episodes in recent conflicts and world history?

Join us as the Presidents Forum hosts two legends of diplomacy as they discuss Global Strategy for the 21st century.



SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15th, 2015 – 7:00 pm

Brief notes about our guests:

HENRY A.KISSINGER:  Former United States Secretary of State, National Security Advisor, diplomat and political scientist, whose opinion continues to be sought by Presidents and world leaders. Prolific author of books on politics and international relations, Dr. Kissinger is currently founder and chairman of Kissinger Associates, an international consulting firm.

WILLIAM J.BURNS:  Former United States Deputy Secretary of State who holds the highest rank in the Foreign Service, Career Ambassador. Dr. Burns was Ambassador to Russia and Jordan, and was Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs.  He speaks Russian, Arabic and French and is currently President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

LESTER CRYSTAL:  Long time Executive Producer of the PBS NewsHour and former President of MacNeil Lehrer Productions will be the moderator.

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