2019-20 OKC Town Hall Speakers

3rd Thursday of the Month
11:00 a.m.

2019-20 OKC Town Hall Lecture Series
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Though the season has already started, you can order half-season OKC Town Hall Lecture 2019-20 Season Tickets for the final three lectures for only $60.  Single lecture tickets are available for $25. For more ticket information call 405-202-4262 or email: prbray@airosurf.com.

Luncheon With The Speaker will immediately follow the lecture at Church of the Servant Community Hall.  The event will enable Town Hall guests to enjoy a wonderful, leisurely lunch with time to interact with the speaker.  Reservations are just $20.00 each (or $120 for the whole season, $60 for half-season). You also may purchase luncheon tickets at the door for $25 ea. For more luncheon information call 405.755.1417 or email:  javanhorn@cox.net

2019-20 Half Season Tickets only $60!



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2019-20 Slate of Speakers

Arthur LafferArt Laffer

Reknowned Economist
September 19, 2019 - 11am

  • The Father of Supply-Side Economics 
  • Author of the “Laffer Curve” which was featured in a Time magazine cover story “The Century Greatest Minds” as one of “a few advances that powered this extraordinary century” 
  • Educated in economics at Yale (B.A.) Stanford (M.A. Ph.D.) 
  • Professor of Business Economics at Univ. of Chicago 
  • Adviser to Presidents starting with President Reagan on economic policy 
  • Advisor to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on fiscal policy 
  • Author of a number of books including his most recent “Return to Prosperity” 
  • Frequent contributor to The Wall St. Journal & Fox news

MIchael PillsburyMichael Pillsbury

China Expert
October 17, 2019 - 11am

  • Advisor to 6 Presidents including President Trump on China policy 
  • Educated at Stanford (B.A.) and Columbia (M.A. Ph.D.) 
  • Speaks Fluent Mandarin -Has served in senior national security positions in the U.S. government since the 1960’s 
  • Currently is a Senior Fellow & Director of the Center for Chinese Strategy and a consultant to the Defense Department 
  • Author of 3 books on China policy including his most recent book “The Hundred Year Marathon, China’s secret strategy to replace America as the global superpower” 
  • At the Pentagon overseeing covert programs he was a moving force behind Charlie Wilson’s War and the planning and implementation of the program known as the Reagan Doctrine

Jim BridenstineJim Bridenstine

Administrator of NASA
November 21, 2019 - 11am

  • The leader of the United States’ space program 
  • Former U.S. Congressman from Oklahoma’s 1st district 
  • In Congress served on the Armed Services and the Science, Space, and Technology Committees 
  • Was Executive Director of the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium 
  • Former Naval pilot who flew missions in Iraq and Afghanistan

David Grann

Author of "Killers of the Flower Moon"
February 20, 2020 - 11am

  • “Killers of the Flower Moon”, a New York Times #1 best seller, about the Osage Indian murders in Oklahoma is soon to be turned into a major motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo De Caprio 
  • His first book, “The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon”, was a New York Times’ best seller and has been made into a major motion picture 
  • Author of “The Devil and Sherlock Holmes” which was named by Men’s Journal as one of the best true crime books ever written 
  • Author of the “White Darkness”, a true story of adventure and obsession in Antarctica

Sam AndersonSam Anderson

Author of "Boomtown, the fantastical saga of OKC"
March 19, 2020 - 11am

  • “Boomtown” was named a Notable Book of 2018 by the New York Times and a best book of 2018 by NPR, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle and The Economist  
  • Staff writer, book reviewer and critic at large for the New York Times magazine  
  • Regular contributor to Slate magazine 
  • Has won numerous awards for his writing including the National Magazine Award for Essays and Criticism

Steve KelleySteve Kelley

Political Cartoonist and Comedian
April 16, 2020 - 11am

  • Creator of the popular comic strip “Dustin.” -
  • Is a popular comedian and speaker for corporate and professional groups 
  • Pulitzer Prize finalist 
  • His cartoons are distributed in more than 320 newspapers and many national magazines and websites 
  • He has won numerous awards including Best Newspaper Comic Strip from the National Cartoonist Society 
  • A veteran of 7 appearances on the Tonight Show

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