Who Stole the American Dream? Part II

Coming…August 31, 2016 (5th Wednesday)

Hedrick Smith celebrated author, correspondent and documentary filmmaker returns to City Club to update us on the present day politics of the “other Washington” and its effects on our citizenry.

Long time diplomatic correspondent and Washington Bureau Chief for the New York Times, Mr. Smith won a Pulitzer Prize as part of the team that produced the Pentagon Papers series and in 1974 he received another Pulitzer for his reporting on Russia and its Eastern European allies. He produced 28 prime time specials for PBS and two of them, The Wall Street Fix and Can You Afford to Retire?  were recipients of Emmy awards.  His 5 books include the 2012 New York Times bestseller, Who Stole the American Dream? which is still wildly hailed as a primer on what led to the financial collapse.

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Founded in 1993, the Bellingham City Club is a non-partisan civic organization with over 450 members that fosters dialogue and debate on important issues facing our community. City Club meets for lunch on the 4th Wednesday of the month at Northwood Hall (3240 Northwest Ave, Bellingham, WA).

  • 11:30 a.m.: Doors open
  • 11:50 a.m.: Buffet lunch is served
  • 12:20 p.m.: Program start
  • 1:30 p.m.: Program end

Lunch costs $13 for members, $18 for non-members and $5 for Young Adults (29 and under) when purchased in advance on Brown Paper Tickets; a limited number of tickets may be available at the door at the cost of $15 for members and $20 for guests. The program is open to the public.