Events

Date
January
01
Jan
1
01
1970

Ronald Reagan’s ‘Hidden Political Mentor’

Featuring author Gene Kopelson
Chapman Center
Date
January
01
Jan
1
01
1970
This event is presented by Town Hall and University Book Store. You can register at the Town Hall Seattle website. In the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election, historian Gene Kopelson offers a look back at the power of political mentorship, campaign persona, and what factors lead to victory in an election. Reagan’s 1968 Dress Rehearsal: Ike, RFK, and Reagan’s Emergence as a World Statesman analyzes Ronald Reagan’s first presidential campaign (1966- ‘68), how Reagan’s major political foe was Robert F. Kennedy, and the vast influence former President Eisenhower had on the candidate. Kopelson will share the ways Ike shaped Reagan’s later policies (reaching agreement with the Soviets to decrease nuclear weapons to winning the Cold War peacefully) and why, for Reagan,
Date
June
06
Jun
20
20
2019

Springtime for Israel

How Israel's Rise Reshapes Mideast Geopolitics
John Wohlstetter
Date
June
06
Jun
20
20
2019
Discovery Institute
Seattle, WA
Please join us on Thursday, June 20 for a captivating discussion on the current state of Middle East geopolitics, as Israel prepares for a new election, and how it will affect the United States with Discovery Senior Fellow and foreign policy expert John Wohlstetter. President Trump’s first year saw the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Six-Day War–and also of the U.S.-Israel alliance. His second saw the 70th anniversary of Israel’s 1948 birth as a Jewish state, and the 25th anniversary of the 1993 Oslo Accords. In his third year President Trump formally recognized Israel’s 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights. There may be some changes afoot in the Middle East. As Sunni states in the region ally against Iran, they have also become increasingly intertwined in
Date
June
06
Jun
21
21
2019

Michael Medved & Dr. Diane Medved at Town Hall

Michael Medved
Date
June
06
Jun
21
21
2019
This event is sponsored by Discovery Institute’s Chapman Center for Citizen Leadership. Husband-and-wife duo Michael Medved and Dr. Diane Medved will share a stage as they both discuss their recently published books. Hear from bestselling author and radio show host Michael Medved as he discusses his latest book, The American Miracle: Divine Providence in the Rise of the Republic. Michael will recount some of the most significant events in America’s rise to prosperity and power and discuss the record of improbabilities and amazements that played out in our nation’s rise to greatness. This, Michael argues, demonstrates what the Founders always believed: that these events unfolded according to a master plan. Then, renowned psychologist Dr. Diane Medved will discuss lessons from her
Date
November
11
Nov
6
06
2019

6th Annual Chapman Center for Citizen Leadership Benefit Luncheon

Discovery Institute
Date
November
11
Nov
6
06
2019
The Crowne Plaza Hotel
Seattle, WA

We invite you to join friends and supporters of Discovery Institute at 12 PM on Wednesday, November 6 for the 6th annual luncheon to benefit Discovery Institute’s Chapman Center for Citizen Leadership. The luncheon will feature a keynote by author, futurist, and publisher of Forbes magazine Rich Karlgaard.

Date
March
03
Mar
3
03
2020

The 2020 Census is Here and it's Counting on You!

Bruce Chapman
Date
March
03
Mar
3
03
2020
Discovery Institute
Seattle, WA
In mid-March you will receive a letter from the US Government preparing you to reply to the 2020 Decennial Census. Therewith starts a large series of changes, from numbers for each state in the U.S. House of Representatives to the allocation of $1.5 Trillion in federal aid to states and localities. The 2020 Census also will give us a new picture of dramatic social and economic changes taking place in America, some good, some bad. Discovery Institute Founder and Chairman of the Board Bruce Chapman was Director of the U.S. Census Bureau under President Ronald Reagan and will provide a preview of this year’s Census and what it means for the country and Washington State. The decennial Census is the touchstone of the entire US Statistical system and is used by government at all levels

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