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The Dole Lecture is a public event headlined by a national figure discussing an aspect of current politics or policy.
Held each spring, it commemorates April 14, 1945, when Bob Dole was critically wounded while serving in Italy during World War II. The Dole Lecture honors Dole’s courageous recovery and continuing commitment to serve the nation.
2010: FDIC Chair Sheila Bair
2007: General Richard Myers
2006: Senator Tom Daschle
2005: Senator Bob Dole
2004: President Bill Clinton