Drew Forum to host Flake, NPR and Gen. John Kelly

Gen. John F. Kelly, former Chief of Staff to President Trump, will speak at the Drew Forum.
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From Drew University:

Drew University will bring politics to the forefront with the upcoming 2019-20 speakers in the Drew Forum series
Senator Jeff Flake, The NPR Politics Podcast and General John Kelly

Sen. Jeff Flake will come to campus to discuss the current political climate on Nov. 13, 2019; The NPR Politics Podcast: The Road to 2020 will record its podcast live at Drew on Jan. 22, 2020; and Gen. John Kelly will speak at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown on Feb. 12.

Here’s a closer look at each event:

Sen. Jeff Flake
NOV. 13, 2019 | 7:30 P.M.
THE CONCERT HALL | DREW UNIVERSITY
TICKETS: $32

Sen. Jeff Flake

Drawing on his nearly two decades of experience on Capitol Hill, in both the Senate and House of Representatives, Jeff Flake shares candid, thought-provoking and engaging insights on today’s political climate. Combining riveting anecdotes from his time in office, lessons from his New York Times bestselling book Conscience of a Conservative and insights on the importance of civil leadership and bipartisanship, Flake paints a vivid picture of our current political environment and where we can expect our nation’s democracy to go from here.

The NPR Politics Podcast: The Road to 2020
JAN. 22, 2020 | 7:30 P.M.
THE CONCERT HALL | DREW UNIVERSITY
TICKETS: $32

The NPR Politics Podcast, with host Tamara Keith and panelists Mara Liasson, Domenico Montanaro and Danielle Kurtzleben, will tape a live recording of the nation’s top political podcast, discuss the 2020 presidential election and answer pressing political questions.

 

 

Gen. John Kelly
FEB. 12, 2020 | 8:00 P.M.
MAYO PERFORMING ARTS CENTER | MORRISTOWN, NJ
TICKETS: $50-$75

Gen. John Kelly served as the Trump administration’s Secretary of Homeland Security for six months in 2017 before being selected as the White House Chief of Staff. In this presentation, Kelly discusses the critical distinction between governance and politics and the impact it can have on organizations around the world.

All three events are sponsored by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.

Earlier this season, Drew Forum kicked off with renowned educator and scholar of technology and cognition Cathy N. Davidson, supported by the endowment for the Merrill Maguire Skaggs Lecture series.

Read what Davidson had to say about the past, present and future of higher education here, and what Olivia Yepez C’22 took away from Davidson’s discussion with students here.

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  1. Shameful and gross that Kelly is making money on the spouting BS circuit after implementing the “put kids in cages to make america great” program. Should be run out of town on a rail.

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