A Reagan Forum Podcast
Summary: An audio podcast of Center for Public Affairs speeches by politicians, authors, business and military leaders and more delivered at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. A new Reagan Forum Podcast will be posted every Thursday.
In this week’s “A Reagan Forum” we look back to July 23, 2017 when we hosted a conversation between Presidential speechwriter Peter Robinson and special guest Pat Sajak to discuss President Reagan’s historic “Tear Down This Wall” speech.
A Reagan Forum with remarks by Michael R. Pompeo, United States Secretary of State on Sunday, July 22nd, 2018. Secretary Pompeo's remarks on “Supporting Iranian Voices” was delivered as part of a visit with members of the Iranian-American community in the United States.
In this week’s “A Reagan Forum” we look back to July 16, 2015 when conservative and political commentator Ann Coulter sat on stage with author and radio personality Larry Elder to discuss her book, “Adios America.” Adios, America was her 2015 bestselling book which attacked America’s immigration issues straight on. Ann has described herself in the past as someone who likes to “stir up the pot” and she uses these tactics to get at the heart of the issues straight on.
In this week’s “A Reagan Forum” we look back to July 14, 2009 when Condoleezza Rice addressed our audience. It was less than seven months after serving our nation as the 66th Secretary of State, the first African-American woman to ever serve in this position. Her speech was the most-attended Reagan Forum in the Library’s 18-year history.
In this week’s “A Reagan Forum” we look back to June 8, 2015, when we hosted Fox News Channel’s Dana Perino for her memoir, “And the Good News is: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side.”
In this week’s “A Reagan Forum” we look back to May 21, 2013 when we hosted Donald Rumsfeld, who, over the course of his life served as a Member of Congress, U.S. Ambassador to NATO, White House Chief of Staff, Secretary of Defense twice -- the only such example in U.S. history -- and literally a dozen or more important federal advisory roles.
In this week’s “A Reagan Forum” we look back to May 22, 2012 when we hosted Congressman Paul Ryan for one of our “Perspectives on Leadership” Forums. During his remarks, Congressman Ryan speaks about budget reform, welfare reform, tax reform and the need for bipartisan support.
2014 marked 25 years since President Reagan left the White House and 10 years since our nation mourned his death. On June 5, 2014, the Reagan Foundation and Institute commemorated these anniversaries with a special program at his Presidential Library that focused on his legacy and impact on the country so many years since leaving office.
In this week’s “A Reagan Forum” we present Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, who spoke at the Reagan Library on May 31, 2013. During his remarks he spoke about the scandals plaguing our government and how out of control it has become. He also discusses solutions and what changes we need to make to improve our systems.
In this week’s “A Reagan Forum” we present Bret Baier - a number one bestselling author and award-winning anchor of Fox News Channel’s Special Report with Bret Baier. Bret had previously spoken at the Reagan Library twice before. The first was in 2014 for his book, “Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage and Love” which shares the story of Bret’s son’s ongoing battle with heart disease and how fighting the disease transformed his own life and family.
On May 25, 2010, to an audience including first lady Nancy Reagan, former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney spoke at the Reagan Library. He had previously been at the Reagan Library in May 2007 and January 2008 during the Republican presidential candidates debates.
General David Petraeus served in the United States Army for almost four decades, beginning with his graduation from West Point in 1974. In the 10 years that followed 9-11, he was deployed for 6 and a half years, culminating his career with six straight commands, five of which were in combat.
In this week’s “A Reagan Forum” we present Sheila Tate, who served as press secretary to First Lady Nancy Reagan from 1981 to 1985. Sheila remained in contact with Mrs. Reagan often until her passing in 2016.
In this week’s “A Reagan Forum” we look back exactly one year ago today – to April 26, 2017, when the Reagan Library hosted a first 100 days review of the Trump Presidency.
In this week’s “A Reagan Forum” we look back to September 11, 2017 when we hosted one of the most accomplished and well known of the world’s deep-sea explorers, Dr. Robert Ballard. Dr. Ballard is best known for his historic discovery of the R.M.S. Titanic, as well as his discoveries of hydrothermal vents, the German battleship Bismarck, and numerous other contemporary and ancient shipwrecks around the world.