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  • Former Prime Minister Perspective
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    Former Prime Minister Perspective

    Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher spoke about the second volume of her memoirs, The Path to Power. She also spoke about current British politics and Prime Minister Major’s…

  • Dropping the First Atomic Bomb
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    Dropping the First Atomic Bomb

    General Tibbets reminisced about his experiences as a pilot on the Enola Gay, the airplane which dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.

  • Recalling Kilroy and KRations
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    Recalling Kilroy and K-Rations

    Mr. Rooney spoke about his experiences as a correspondent for Stars and Stripes during World War II. Random House has recently published his book on this subject entitled, My War. After his…

  • Playwright Perspective
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    Playwright Perspective

    Mr. Albee spoke about his career as an novelist, poet and playwright. After his remarks, he took questions from the audience. His play, Three Tall Women, is currently playing at the Kennedy…

  • Figure Skating
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    Figure Skating

    Mr. Wylie, who won a skating medal in the 1992 winter Olympics, spoke about his experiences as an amateur and professional figure skater. He also paid tribute to a Russian skater who…

  • Tax Policy and Education
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    Tax Policy and Education

    Mr. David talked about the need to educate students for increasing technology, emphasizing the responsibility of private companies for retraining and re-educating employees who lose their…

  • emWashington Postem Editor Perspective
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    Washington Post Editor Perspective

    Mr. Bradlee talked about his long career in journalism. He talked about issues such as the public’s right to know about government activities and objectivity in journalism. He has just…

  • Teaching Young People About Jazz
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    Teaching Young People About Jazz

    Mr. Marsalis spoke about the relationship between jazz and life. He spoke about how jazz requires individuals to be themselves while being conscious of their membership in the larger group.…

  • US Bosnia Policy
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    U.S. Bosnia Policy

    Deputy Secretary Talbott spoke about the U.S. attempts to bring a peaceful conclusion to the Bosnian conflict. He outlined both the consequences if the current peace talks fail and the…

  • Former Secretary of State Perspective
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    Former Secretary of State Perspective

    Mr. Baker talked about his new book, The Politics of Diplomacy, which chronicles his term as Secretary of State. He talked about the events of that period, including the end of communism.…

  • US Role in East Asia
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    U.S. Role in East Asia

    Secretary Christopher spoke about the history and importance of the U.S. engagement in East Asian affairs. After his prepared remarks, he took questions from the audience. On Saturday, he…

  • Television or Televiolence
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    Television or Televiolence?

    Mr. Hundt spoke about the effects of television violence on youth, and what the FCC role should be in controlling it. After his prepared remarks, he took questions from the audience.

  • Journalism Awards
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    Journalism Awards

    After the 1995 awards presentations, Mr. Smith spoke about the economic and technological challenges the U.S. faces as it approaches the 21st century. After his remarks, he took a few…

  • emTo Renew Americaem
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    To Renew America

    Speaker Gingrich spoke about his new book, To Renew America, which outlines his views on renewing or restoring American civilization by making some key decisions in the next few years.…

  • Combating Breast Cancer
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    Combating Breast Cancer

    Ms. Stone talked about the importance of wellness, fitness, nutrition, medical care, and a positive mental attitude in promoting women’s health, especially in combating breast cancer. After…

  • Relations with the Press
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    Relations with the Press

    The 69-year-old actor and comedian talked about his relationship with the press and how it has changed. In his Broadway debut, he is currently appearing in the musical, “Damn Yankees.”…

  • Prescription for Disaster
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    Prescription for Disaster

    Governor Chiles criticized Republican efforts to devolve more responsibility on state governments for a variety of programs by providing them with block grants of funding. After his…

  • Administration Environmental Record
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    Administration Environmental Record

    Ms. Browner talked about the Clinton administration’s record on environmental policy. She also criticized Republican efforts to change environmental legislation such as the Clean Air and…

  • Brazils Economic and Social Development
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    Brazil's Economic and Social Development

    President Cardoso spoke to club members about Brazil’s economy and social reforms. The president is in the U.S. on his first official state visit, meeting with President Clinton,…

  • Earth Day and the Global Environment
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    Earth Day and the Global Environment

    Marine explorer Cousteau talked about the future of the global environment. After his remarks, he took questions from the audience. His remarks coincide with the 25th anniversary of Earth…

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