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Craig Shirley Confirmed for YAF’s Fall Conference

Time4Choosing9/24/2014 12:05:28 PM Posted by Katie Taran

Young America’s Foundation is still accepting applications to our Fall Conference-A Time for Choosing: The Next Generation, taking place October 23 to 26.  A part of our “A Time for Choosing” 50th Anniversary Gala, this event will reflect on how Reagan’s iconic speech propelled him and the Conservative Movement. The speakers and panels will explore the lessons Reagan taught us and what we can learn from them today.

New confirmed speakers include: bestselling author and historian, Craig Shirley, Reagan Administration official and chairman of the Reagan Ranch Board of Governors, Frank Donatelli, award-winning talk radio host, Lars Larson, Fox News Channel’s chief Washington correspondent, James Rosen, and co-host of Fox and Friends First, Ainsley Earhardt.

They join a stellar lineup of Conservative Movement stalwarts, including

·  Michael Barone, author, columnist, and senior analyst, The Washington Examiner

·  Kate Obenshain, author, commentator, and Fox News contributor

·  David Keene, opinion editor, The Washington Times; President of the NRA (2011-2013); Chairman of the American Conservative Union (1984-2011)

·  Chris Bedford, managing editor, The Daily Caller member, Young Americans for Freedom Board of Governors, and

·  Lee Edwards, conservative scholar and Reagan biographer.

The fee to attend this event is only $50, and that includes all materials, three nights lodging, and all meals from Thursday dinner to Saturday dinner.  A limited amount of travel waivers are available for students with demonstrable financial need.

Eureka College Reagan Event – March 2014

World War II: Little Known Stories

On Thursday March 20, 2014 Craig joined authors at the Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, VA.

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The event featured:

Art Beltrone is coauthor with Lee Beltrone of Vietnam Graffiti: Messages from a Forgotten Troup Ship and A Wartime Log. They founded the Vietnam Graffitti Project, in partnership with the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. – See more at: f

Cheryl Jorgensen-Earp, author of Discourse and Defiance Under Nazi Occupation: Guernsey, Channel Islands, 1940-1945, is a Professor in the Communication Studies department at Lynchburg College. She was named Virginia Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation in 2001. – See more at:

Craig Shirley, author of NYT bestseller December 1941, is an acclaimed historian and author of two Reagan books, Reagan’s Revolution and Rendezvous with Destiny. He is the Reagan Scholar at Eureka College and a widely sought after commentator and speaker. – See more at: http://www.vabook.org/site14/program/details.php?eventID=73#sthash.iaI1T9VS.dpuf