Past Seasons

 

2018-2019 SPEAKERS

  • Leon Panetta
  • John Cleese
  • Ian Bremmer
  • Diane Keaton
  • Marlee Matlin
  • Dan Buettner

 

2017-2018 SPEAKERS

  • George Takei
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Captain Scott Kelly
  • Bryan Stevenson
  • Ehud Barak
  • Chris Wallace

 

2016-2017 SPEAKERS

  • Michael Lewis
  • Brian Greene
  • Jay Leno
  • Fareed Zakaria
  • Julia Gillard
  • Cheryl Strayed

 

2015-2016 SPEAKERS

  • Michael Pollan
  • Dr. Michio Kaku
  • Jane Pauley
  • General Wesley Clark Ret.
  • Malcolm Gladwell
  • Mark Kelly & Gabby Giffords

 

2014-2015 SPEAKERS

  • Alice Waters
  • Robert M. Gates
  • Yo-Yo Ma
  • Anderson Cooper
  • Diana Nyad
  • David Brooks

 

2013-2014 SPEAKERS

  • Steve Wozniak
  • Vice-President Al Gore
  • Admiral Michael Mullen
  • Andrew Weil, MD
  • Judy Smith
  • Ina Garten, Barefoot Contessa

 

2012-2013 SPEAKERS

  • Sanjay Gupta, MD
  • President Bill Clinton
  • Thomas Friedman
  • Michelle Rhee
  • Dr. Louise Leakey
  • Dr. Robert Ballard

 

2011 – 2012 SPEAKERS

  • David McCullough
  • David Gergen
  • Condolezza Rice
  • Richard Roeper
  • Peter Greenberg
  • Lisa Ling

 

2010 – 2011 SPEAKERS

  • Laura W. Bush
  • Peter Hillary
  • Tom Brokaw
  • John Hofmeister
  • Dr. Jane Goodall
  • Jeanette Walls

 

2009 – 2010 SPEAKERS

  • General Colin Powell
  • The Capitol Steps
  • Bob Schieffer
  • Rich Kaarlgard
  • Jeffrey Toobin
  • Dr. Joe MacInnis
  • Frank Abagnale

 

2008 – 2009 SPEAKERS

  • Lily Tomlin
  • Amy Tan
  • Bob Woodward & Carl Bernstein
  • Dave Barry
  • Dr. Dean Edell
  • Reza Aslan
  • Cokie Roberts

 

2007 – 2008 SPEAKERS

  • Bill Cosby
  • Dr. Paul Wolpe
  • Mary Matalin & James Carville
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Richard Dreyfuss
  • Sally Ride
  • Frank Deford

 

2006 – 2007 SPEAKERS

  • Madeleine Albright
  • Tim Russert
  • Mark Russell
  • Gen. Richard Myers
  • Stuart Varney
  • Ken Burns
  • Alison Levine

 

2005 – 2006 SPEAKERS

  • Mikhail Gorbachev & Michael Reagan
  • George Will
  • Jane Bryant Quinn
  • Bob Newhart
  • Lesley Stahl
  • Jean-Michel Cousteau
  • Garrison Keillor

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Due to city and state guidelines and keeping your health and concerns in mind we have postponed our last three engagements of the 2019-2020 season (Paul Nicklen, Jane Fonda and Soledad O'Brien).  We are in the processing of rescheduling these events to 2021, so please hold on to your original tickets.  At this time, we are not issuing refunds. Once we have confirmation of the new dates, we will advise.

Thank you for your continued patience. We are counting the days to when we can welcome you back and once again bring BIG NAMES to Sacramento.