Speaker Series (Winter 2018)

  • 3/5/18 - Candidate for Illinois Governor Jeanne Ives
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  • 3/1/18 - 2018 Illinois Democratic Gubenatorial Debate (in partnership with WBEZ Chicago and POLITICO)
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  • 2/26/18 - Inside Russia with Nick Schifrin
  • 2/22/18 - Ambassador Nikki Haley
  • 2/21/18 - Chicago Style | The Soda Tax and Why it Failed
    Featuring William A. Martin, founder of Srewolf & Nitram Foundation H.E.A.R.T.S. and Larry Tramutola, political strategist and president of Tramutola Advisors
  • 2/21/18 - Illinois Elections 101 with Natasha Korecki of POLITICO and Tony Arnold and Dave McKinney of WBEZ
  • 2/20/18 - America’s Mayors: Getting Stuff Done in 2018
    Featuring Karen Freeman-Wilson, Mayor of Gary; Michael B. Hancock, Mayor of Denver; Mitch Landrieu, Mayor of New Orleans; Martin J. Walsh, Mayor of Boston; and moderated by IOP Director David Axelrod
  • 2/20/18 - IPP: World Opinion on American Foreign Policy
    Featuring Dina Smeltz and Craig Kafura of the Public Opinion and Foreign Policy Team at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs
  • 2/19/18 - The New York Times Columnist David Brooks
  • 2/15/18 - Chicago Style: Sanctuary Cities
    Featuring Seemi Choudry, Director of the Office of New Americans, created by the Office of the Mayor
  • 2/13/18 - Restoring American Civility: A Conversation With Michael Gerson and Peter Wehner
  • 2/12/18 - News & Views: The Politics of the Olympic Games 
  • 2/7/18 - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada
  • 2/5/18 - Laboratories of Change: Non-Profits and the Government
    Featuring Victor Dickson, President and CEO of Safer Foundation; Phyllis Lockett, CEO of LEAP Innovations; Kirsten Lodal, CEO and Co-Founder of LIFT Communities, IOP Pritzker Fellow for the Winter 2018 quarter; and Kurt Summers, Chicago City Treasurer
  • 1/31/18 - A Screening of All the Way with Jay Roach
    Featuring film maker and director Jay Roach and author and producer Jeremy McCarter
  • 1/24/18 - Lawrence O’Donnell on How the 1968 Election Transformed America
  • 1/22/18 - President Trump: Year One
    Featuring Dana Bash, Chief Political Correspondent for CNN; McKay Coppins, author and staff writer for The Atlantic, Visiting Pritzker Fellow at the IOP for the Winter 2018 quarter; Julie Pace, Washington Bureau Chief for the Associated Pressl; and moderated by CNN political analyst David Gregory
  • 1/17/18 - News & Views: How the New Tax Plan May Impact You 
  • 1/10/18 - Federalism in Conflict: The Role of Attorneys General
    Featuring Attorneys General Josh Shapiro (D-PA) and Curtis T. Hill, Jr. (R-IN)