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2020

July 8 Steven Levitsky, noted comparative political scientist, is David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies/Professor of Government and Director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University: “American Democracy in Crisis: Outlook for the Future”
July 1 Page Knox, Ph.D., Adjunct professor in the Art History Department of Columbia University and lecturer and educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: “Vincent Van Gogh and the Seasons”
June 24 Ed Miller, Dean of the Medical faculty at Johns Hopkins University and  Chief Executive Officer of Johns Hopkins Medicine from 1997 to 2012: “Past and Future of Medical Schools and the Health Care System”
June 17 Larry Kantor, Ph.D., Economist, former Managing Director and Global Head of Research at Barclays: “The Economy, Financial Markets and the Pandemic: Where Do We Go From Here?”
June 10 David Richards, distinguished Real Estate Lawyer in NYC, author of two books on Rudyard Kipling and the collector of the largest assemblage of Kipling memorabilia in the US now housed at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University: “Kipling: Bard of Two Empires”
Mar 18 -June 3 All Speakers during this period were cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic
Mar 11 Donna Spellman, Director of River House Adult Day Center: “Dimentia Friends”
Mar 4 Amy Siebert, Director of Public Works, Town of Greenwich: “Greenwich Public Works: What Does the Future Hold?”
Feb 26 Fred Camillo, First Selectman of Greenwich, “Greenwich’s Future: A Vision for the Next Decade”
Feb 19 Katie Deluca, AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners), Director of Planning and Zoning and Town Planner, Town of Greenwich:  “Implementing the Plan of Conservation and Development”
Feb 12 Alan Barry, Ph.D., Commissioner, Human Services, Town of Greenwich, “Safety Net To Self Sufficiency: Narrowing The Wealth Gap”
Feb 5 Tom Shachtman, Author: “The Founding Fortunes; How the Wealthy Paid for and Profited from America’s Revolution” Community Discussion Group with Tom Shachtman at Greenwich Library at from 2:00 – 3:30 PM – “Money and Wealth in Politics, Past and Present” 
Jan 29 Howard Husock, Senior Fellow, Contributing Editor, City Journal, Manhattan Institute, Author of “Who Killed Civil Society? The Rise of Big Government and the Decline of Bourgeois Norms”“Effective Ways to Lift People Out of Poverty”
Jan 22 Dr. Bruce McGibbon, Director of Radiation Oncology for the Smilow Cancer Care Center in Greenwich and Assistant Professor of Therapeutic Radiology at Yale School of Medicine: “Advances in Radiology Therapy in Cancer”
Jan 15 Paul Hicks, Author, “The Litchfield Law School: Guiding the New Nation.”  The Litchfield Law School was the most innovative and successful legal education program in the US for almost fifty years (1784-1833) and its graduates helped shape the  young republic.
Jan 8 Pat Sesto, Director, Environmental Affairs, Town of Greenwich, “Greenwich’s Environmental Future”
Jan 1 NO MEETING