Tue, Nov 19|
BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant
November Luncheon-- Frank Sesno: Democracy, Discourse, Civility and 2020
Join us for "America at an Inflection Point: Questions of Democracy, Discourse and Civility," with premier journalist Frank Sesno. Frank will discuss issues of politics, media and citizenship in the context of the questions we should be asking ourselves at this pivotal moment in American history.
Time & Location
Nov 19, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant, 4883 MacArthur Blvd NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
About the event
2020 will be the most consequential election cycle of modern history. It will determine not only the political future of our nation, but also how politics are conveyed and how citizens’ responses will be the mirror that reflects who we are and where we’re going. Frank Sesno will discuss issues of politics, media and citizenship in the context of the questions we should be asking ourselves at this pivotal moment in American history.
Frank's book, "Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change," will be available for purchase and signing for $20. Please bring cash if you would like to purchase a book.
Lunch will be served, and prospective new members are most welcome. Please let us know in advance of any food allergies or special accommodations.
About Our Speaker
Frank Sesno currently serves as Director of George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs, where he leads a faculty of nearly two dozen world-class faculty who research and teach journalism, political communication and the impact of digital media in international affairs.
Sesno is an internationally recognized journalist with more than 30 years of experience reporting from around the world. He joined CNN in 1984 and for seven years was White House Correspondent after which he moved to the anchor chair. From 1996 through 2001, he served as the Washington Bureau Chief and Senior Vice President. In this capacity, he oversaw the bureau’s editorial direction and supervised the network’s largest newsgathering operation—including its White House, Congressional, and Pentagon coverage, as well as its political reporting. For seven years, he hosted Late Edition with Frank Sesno, CNN’s flagship weekend interview program.
He has interviewed five U.S. Presidents as well as numerous Nobel prize-winning scientists, renowned economists, Hollywood celebrities, CEOs, best-selling authors and leaders including Hillary Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and broadcast legend Walter Cronkite.
Sesno is also the author of Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change, which illustrates that what connects the world’s most successful people is that they ask the right questions at the right time.
Deadline for all reservations is Thursday, November 14, 2019.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a refund if your plans change. Refunds will only be issued if a request is emailed on or before Thursday, November 14, 2019.