The Greater Baltimore Committee along with The Baltimore Sun Media Group, St. John Properties and WYPR are sponsors of the 2011-2012 Baltimore Speaker Series presented by Stevenson University.
Baltimore Speaker Series will begin its sixth season this fall 2011 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Shows begin at 8 p.m. The series will include seven evenings of diverse opinions, insights and discussion on a broad scope of issues. Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Peace Prize winners, world leaders, statesmen, distinguished journalists, authors and other celebrated personalities have been part of the previous series.
GBC members will receive a discount for series subscriptions.
The line-up includes:
Ron Chernow, biographer and author of Alexander Hamilton and Washington: A Life
Michelle Rhee, former D.C. schools chancellor featured in Waiting for Superman
Valerie Plame Wilson and Ambassador Joe Wilson, former covert CIA operative and former diplomat to Iraq, portrayed in the film Fair Game
Michael Pollan, renowned sustainable food activist featured in the documentary Food, Inc.
Azar Nafisi, New York Times best-selling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran
Stanley McChrystal, retired four-star general and commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan
Tom Brokaw, legendary television journalist and author of The Greatest Generation