John Paul Hammerschmidt Lecture Series

The John Paul Hammerschmidt Lecture Series features critically-acclaimed guest speakers from around the globe with varied experiences and backgrounds. The Lecture Series is open to the public and free of charge.

Former Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt passed away in early 2015. His son, John Arthur Hammerschmidt serves on the Lecture Committee and carries forward Mr. Hammerschmidt’s efforts to bring renowned speakers to the Harrison area at no charge to the public.

John Paul Hammerschmidt Lecture Series Speakers

November 19, 2019 — Sarah Thomas
April 16, 2019 — Nolan Richardson
October, 18, 2018 — Elizabeth Smart
March 1, 2018 — Scott O'Grady
Nov. 15, 2016 — John Ashcroft
March 31, 2016 — Johnny Morris
August 27, 2012 — David H. Pryor
November 14, 2011 — Larry Gatlin
June 6, 2011 — Neile Jones
October 12, 2010 — James Owen  
May 24, 2010 — Brooks Blevins
November 2, 2009 — Tim Ernst
May 4, 2009 — John Zogby
September 18, 2008 — Juan Williams
December 6, 2007 — Terry Frei
July 26, 2007 — James L. "Skip" Rutherford
November 27, 2006 — Keith Jackson
May 1, 2006 — Gary Goldman
November 17, 2005 — Amy Schlesing
April 25, 2005 — Commander Scott Waddle
October 21, 2004 — Liz Murray
April 19, 2004 — Donald G. Soderquist
November 3, 2003 — Dr. Darold A. Treffert
June 16, 2003 — Dr. Frederick (Ted) Tims
September 1, 2002 — FDNY Chief Richard Picciotto
May 20, 2002 — Dave Wottle
October 10, 2001 — Col. Edward L. Hubbard
April 6, 2001 — Dr. Gwynne Dyer
December 11, 2000 — Antonio & Jonna Mendez
April 6, 2000 — Jamling Norgay
September 11, 1999 — Dr. Jerry Linenger