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    Arthur Brooks

    President & CEO, American Enterprise Institute

    Arthur C. Brooks is a New York Times best-selling author, a social scientist and the president of the American Enterprise Institute, where he works with top scholars, policymakers and elected officials to fight for for Americans’ access to free enterprise. Brooks began his career at as a professional French horn player, touring internationally and recording several albums. He then went on to spend 10 years as a professor of public administration, most recently at Syracuse University. Brooks is an in-demand speaker, a New York Times opinion writer and a frequent radio and TV commentator. He is author of several books that changed long-held myths about Americans’ beliefs, morals and politics, including Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth about Compassionate Conservatism and Gross National Happiness: Why Happiness Matters for America—and How We Can Get More of It. His most recent book is The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America, which presents a new conservative American agenda on social justice based on the principles of family, faith, community and meaningful work.

    Past Events

    Monday, Oct 16 2017

    7 PM

    Let’s not mince words—America's differences are real. It can be easy to to become disheartened and frustrated, but instead of dwelling on... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Harris Theater

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