NBPLF’s Witte Lecture Series Featuring Doris Kearns Goodwin Newport Beach Central Library

Doris Kearns Goodwin, Leadership in Turbulent Times

World renowned presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin returns to Newport Beach to reflect on more than 150 years of US History, putting into context our most recent unprecedented presidency. Goodwin draws upon research from her most recent book Leadership in Turbulent Times (2018) which is a culmination of Goodwin’s five-decade long career studying American presidents. By sharing her deep understanding of the ambition, resolution, and resilience of some of our nation’s most revered presidents, Goodwin explains how past setbacks and triumphs shed light on the cultural, economic, and political transformations that define today’s turbulent times. The NBPLF is honored this Pulitzer Prize winning author will, once again, share her wisdom on this important topic.


Lecture Details and Ticket Information

Attend the lectures and chat with the speakers at a tasty post-lecture supper on Friday night or tea and cookies on Saturday afternoon. All lectures are at the Central Library. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 1, 2019. Questions?  programs@nbplfoundation.org or call 949-717-3818.

Friday, January 24, 2020 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Lecture, Book Sale & Signing, Light Supper with Wine

General $65 // NBPLF Member: $60

Saturday, January 25, 2020 |2:00pm – 4:00pm

Lecture, Book Sale & Signing, Refreshments

General $45 // NBPLF Member: $40

About The Witte Lecture Series

WITTE is for the curious, engaged and motivated. It presents serious topics for serious times. Join in for dynamic, informative, call-to-action conversations about the US Presidency, the impacts of income inequality, what to anticipate with rapid environmental change, and learn the societal price of addiction. Participate and be fortified. Understand the complexities of globally relevant issues.