David Gregory


Former Newsman, NBC & Author, How's Your Faith: An Unlikely Spiritual Journey

A former NBC newsman, David Gregory began his career in journalism when he was 18. As a correspondent, Gregory covered the trials of O.J. Simpson and Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh, as well as other breaking news around the country. He contributed anchoring duties to all of the network’s major programs including Today and Nightly News. He also anchored a politics program on MSNBC called Race for the White House during the historic 2008 campaign. Gregory served as NBC's Chief White House Correspondent during the Bush Administration.



Tuesday, October 13

Life's Big Questions

What is love? What’s the value of a life? What’s for dinner? CIW faces life’s big mysteries head on in a Talk that will raise just as many... read more
Presented by Hyatt Gold Passport
Speakers: Kenneth Feinberg, Dan Diaz, Patricia Marx, David Gregory, Stephanie Arnold, Alex Wagner
Cadillac Palace Theatre 151 W. Randolph St.
Monday, October 12

The State of the Union

With the 2016 presidential election fast approaching, CIW explores the issues, both domestic and international, that will define American politics... read more
Presented by Sterling Partners
Speakers: David Gregory, Bethany McLean, Juan Zarate, Nancy Lindborg, Greg Ip, S.E. Cupp, Robin Wright, Sean M. Spicer, Clarence Page, Marc Lamont Hill
Cadillac Palace Theatre 151 W. Randolph St.
Monday, October 13

Politics: Beyond the Headlines

Award-winning political journalist David Gregory leads politicians, strategists and DC insiders in an up-to-the-minute analysis of the state of our... read more
Speakers: David Gregory, Reverend Al Sharpton, David Kramer, Robert Ford, Mike Murphy, Juan Williams, David Axelrod, Ana Navarro
Cadillac Palace Theatre 151 W. Randolph St.
Tuesday, October 15

Politics: State of the Union

Get the inside scoop as prominent newsmakers have a lively political debate regarding issues of the day and analyze our democracy at work.
Presented by Sterling Partners
Speakers: Jack Abramoff, Ramesh Ponnuru, Cornell Belcher, David Plouffe, Steve Schmidt, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, David Gregory, Amy Walter
Cadillac Palace Theatre 151 W. Randolph St.
Monday, October 08

Democracy: State of Our Union, Presented by TIME

CIW examines the state of our democracy at the local level with an in-depth mayoral panel?what is innovative in some major cities throughout our... read more
Speakers: Nancy Gibbs, Mark Halperin, Mayor Acquanetta Warren, Mayor Annise Parker, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, David Gregory, Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Richard Stengel, John Heilemann, Michael Duffy
Oriental Theatre 24 West Randolph Street

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