Please join us for a post-election analysis by Norman Ornstein “After the Midterm, What’s Next?”

Advance online registration and payment is required for this event; the cost is $35 per person, plus a modest Eventbrite processing fee. Please RSVP  today at this website:

Monday, November 19, 2018

Union League Club of Chicago
65 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60604

Doors open at 11:30
Lunch will be served at Noon
Adjournment at 1:30

For those who wish to sponsor students, please go to the Eventbrite website and select “Student Sponsored Ticket” to reserve seats for one or more students.  All student sponsors will receive a letter acknowledging their donation (a tax deductible contribution for federal income tax purposes) from the Stevenson Center.

Please note: the Union League Club of Chicago maintains a “business casual” dress code – i.e., no jeans/denim or athletic wear, please; jackets and ties are not required.

Norman Ornstein is a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and an author of many books. He also is a regular commentator on National Public Television, the BBC and a columnist for the Atlantic.

At the Nov. 19 luncheon the Seminary Co-Op Bookstore will sell his most recent two books: One Nation After Trump, co-authored with E.J. Dionne, Jr. and Thomas E. Mann (2017) and It’s Even Worse than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism, co-authored with Thomas E. Mann (2015).

Sponsored by the Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy
and the Union League Club of Chicago

Date: Monday, Nov. 19, 2018
Time: Doors open at 11:30
Lunch will be served at Noon
Adjournment at 1:30
Venue: Union League Club of Chicago
Address: 65 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604
Cost: $35.00

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Advocating in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in the Time of Trump

Richard M. Goldwasser is currently chair of J Street Chicago and served on J Street’s national board of directors from 2011-2017. Richard and his wife Debra live in Highland Park, Illinois, and they have two adult daughters. After graduating from law school from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1990, Richard clerked at the Supreme Court of Israel for President Meir Shamgar.

Richard is a partner with the Chicago law firm of Schoenberg Finkel Newman & Rosenberg, LLC. He concentrates his law practice in commercial litigation and appellate practice, including criminal defense appeals, where he has obtained reversals of murder convictions based on violations of Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendment rights.

Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm
Venue: The Stevenson Center on Democracy
Address: 25200 N St. Mary's Rd
Mettawa (Libertyville), IL
Cost: $15.00 (students free by registering by email)

Coffee and conversation will follow the presentations.

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Unless otherwise noted, these events will be held at:
The Stevenson Center on Democracy
25200 N St. Mary's Rd, Mettawa (Libertyville), IL   60048

The Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy is an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization. The ASCD operates out of the Adlai E. Stevenson National Historic Landmark as a licensee of the Lake County Forest Preserve District. The license does not imply the District's endorsement of specific ASCD positions or presenters.