Been there, done that, indeed. Texas-born and Harvard-educated, Jack Valenti led several lives, any one of which could have provided ample material for an unforgettable memoir. As it is, This Time, This Place is the gripping story of a man who saw the terrible face of war; who was in the room as political decisions were made that would benefit or devastate countless lives; and who championed the interest of the vast and globally influential movie industry with tenacity and vision.
Public speaking is one of the most intimidating and important aspects of many jobs. Speaking up with Confidence is an indispensable resource for anyone who wants to write and deliver a speech that people will listen to and remember.
"Not what I expected"
This September 2004 edition of CatoAudio features West Point historian Robert McDonald on the long struggle for equal rights in America; Charles Peña and Timothy Lynch on the 9/11 attacks, three years later; Jack Valenti on the moral significance of intellectual property; Ted Galen Carpenter on the looming danger of war with China over Taiwan; Stanford's Marcus Cole on successful schools and charities that were crowded out by the welfare state; and more.