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2014 Delta Phi Rho Lecture featuring Doris Kearns Goodwin

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014
7:30 p.m., King Chapel

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author Doris Kearns Goodwin will share her insights into the leadership qualities of exceptional U.S. presidents when she gives the 2014 Delta Phi Rho Lecture. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Her talk, “Leadership Lessons of History: Doris Kearns Goodwin on the American Presidents,” will look at the ways U.S. presidents have faced confounding problems, and offer insight and analysis on leaders such as Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson, and more. Drawing from her biographies of those presidents, she will offer listeners a chance to learn from the stories of some of the country’s most fascinating and revered leaders, and examine the characteristics that make them great.

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Hotel information:
Rooms are being held until August 19 at the following locations. Ask for the “Cornell Delt Lecture” Room Block.

Cedar Rapids DoubleTree – (319) 731-4444 or go to DoubleTree-Cornell Delt Lecture Room Block
Cedar Rapids Marriott – (319) 393-6600 or go to Marriott-Cornell Delt Lecture Room Block
Mount Vernon Sleep Inn & Suites – (319) 895-0055