2003-04 Distinguished speaker series
The co-host of CNN's American Morning, O’Brien brings her unique heritage of Latino, Irish and African -American cultures to the podium. With this perspective, she shares with audiences her role as a woman in the media and her road to success in the sometimes cut-throat TV news business.
Native American, former U.S. Marine Corps Officer and an Olympic Gold Medalist at the 1964 Tokyo games. Mr. Mills served on the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and was inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame in 1984.
Every absurdity of everyday life - from politics to the species of individuals known as “guys” - is fodder for this syndicated columnist. Winner for the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary, he has written several best sellers including, “Dave Barry Talks Back” and “Dave Barry is from Mars and Venus.” His writing was the basis for the CBS sitcom, Dave’s World.
Producer, director, writer and actor, Spike Lee has established himself as one of the entertainment industry’s most important and influential filmmakers. Some of his most critically acclaimed works include Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, Got Game and Jungle Fever.
Updated: Thursday, August 19, 2004
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