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Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium
San Rafael, CA
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The series is sold on a subscription basis only: $552 (Orchestra), $432 (Dress Circle). Tickets to individual events are not available. 
Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium at 8pm, Performances are 90 minutes with no intermission.

The Marin Speaker Series is comprised of eight lectures in a season, from September to April. The Marin Speaker Series is part of the largest community lecture series in the United States. Speakers are chosen on the basis of their extraordinary (usually lifetime) achievements and unique expertise in their particular field. 

Robin Wright
Monday, October 23, 2017
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Well-known as a writer for The New Yorker for over 25 years, Robin Wright is an award-winning journalist covering international and diplomatic affairs reporting from more than 140 countries.
She is currently a fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace, previously served at the Brookings Institute and others, and is the author of several acclaimed books covering the Middle East, Iran and Islam.

Bob Beckel
& Cal Thomas
Common Ground
Monday, November 13, 2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Can a liberal strategist and CNN pundit and a conservative columnist and FOX News panelist get along? Together Bob Beckel and Cal Thomas bridge the partisan divide with consensus-building ideas, solutions and strategies, demonstrating that constructive dialogue and common ground between liberals and conservatives is possible, and is the answer to developing productive relationships and solving many issues that plague America.

Ian Bremmer
Monday, November 27, 2017
Thursday, November 30, 2017

“Global political economy has no sharper or more prescient analyst than Ian Bremmer.” A prolific thought leader and author, Ian Bremmer tackles the field of political risk through his work with the Eurasia Group, and numerous writings addressing the intersection between politics and markets. He appears regularly on CNN, BBC, and others and is a foreign-affairs columnist for TIME Magazine.

Theresa Payton
Monday, January 8, 2018
Thursday, January 11, 2018

In her starring role in the TV series, “Hunted,” Payton identifies emerging trends and techniques to combat cyber threats. In reality, she is the first female to serve as White House chief information officer, and one of our most respected authorities on Internet security, data breaches and fraud mitigation, with real-world strategies and solutions to help organizations protect their most valuable resources.

Scott Kelly
Monday, February 5, 2018
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Kelly’s epic Year In Space solidified his status as one of history’s greatest pioneers, paving the way for the future of space exploration. He brings audiences to the edge of their seats with insights challenging them to dream big, test the status quo, and “choose to do the hard things.” Be inspired by unique takeaways on persistence, resilience and self-determination shared by this true American hero.

Former UK Prime Minister
David Cameron
Monday, March 5, 2018
Thursday, March 8, 2018

The youngest UK Prime Minister in two centuries; Cameron came to power in 2010 at a moment of economic crisis. Under his leadership, the UK’s economy was transformed. He led his country for six years and his party for over a decade, successfully remodeling the Conservative Party with a new distinct modern, compassionate agenda. He resigned in 2016 following the UK vote to leave the European Union.

Anderson Cooper
Monday, April 2, 2018
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Award-winning journalist and author, Cooper is anchor of CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360° and a regular correspondent on CBS’ 60 Minutes. He has worked in more than forty countries covering major news events around the world, and has played a pivotal role in recent political and election coverage – from conventions to debates to town halls.

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