2020 speaker Line-up


Trey Gowdy

Monday, January 20, 2020

Political Realities — Right Now”

Attorney and former federal prosecutor, who served as U.S. Representative for South Carolina’s 4th congressional district from 2011 to 2019. He is a versatile and skilled legal expert, who will offer insight to what is happening in our nation’s capital.



Bob Costas

Sunday, February 23, 2020

"Reflections on Sports in America”

Award-winning sportscaster, currently with MLB Network, where he does play-by-play and hosts an interview show called Studio 42 with Bob Costas. He is known for his long tenure with NBC Sports from 1980 through 2018, and for many Emmy awards.



Jon Meacham

Monday, March 23, 2020

"Lessons from the American Presidency" 

Writer, reviewer, and presidential biographer. A former Executive Editor and Executive Vice President at Random House, he is a contributing writer to The New York Times Book Review, a contributing editor to Time magazine, and a former Editor-in-Chief of Newsweek.



Paul Nicklen

Thursday, April 9, 2020

"Polar Obsession" 

Canadian photographer, filmmaker, and marine biologist who has documented the beauty of our planet for over 20 years. As an assignment photographer for National Geographic magazine, he captures imaginations with his brand of documentary photography.


Speakers and dates are subject to change.