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Every author has a story to tell, and with WSB, you can bring their stories to your stage. Choose from WSB’s roster of high-profile author speakers, including news anchors, Harvard professors, scientists, and more. Delve into the themes behind their books or learn about an author’s creative process—the sky is the limit with our experienced author speakers. Available for in-person or virtual events and meetings.

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Lt Col. Dan Rooney, USAF

Motivational Speaker, Fighter Pilot, Patriotic Philanthropist, PGA Professional, Golf Course Developer, and Author, A Patriot's Calling: Living Life Between Fear and Faith and Fly Into the Wind, How to Harness Faith and Fearlessness On Your Ascent to Greatness.

Under $25,000
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Leon Panetta

U.S. Secretary of Defense (2011-2013), Director, Central Intelligence Agency (2009-2011), Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton (1994-1997), Director, U.S. Office of Management and Budget (1993-1994) and Co-founder, Panetta Institute for Public Policy

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Erskine Bowles

Co-founder, the Campaign to Fix the Debt; Former Co-chair, National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (2010); President Emeritus, University of North Carolina; Former White House Chief of Staff and Former Administrator, Small Business Administration

$40K - $70K

Ben Stein

Economist; Longtime Columnist for The Wall Street Journal, Barrons and The New York Times; Speech Writer and Aide for Presidents Nixon and Ford; Emmy-winning Television Gameshow Host; Commentator for CBS News, Fox News and CNN and Award-winning Commentator on Finance

$40K - $70K

Jonathan Haidt

Professor of Ethical Leadership, New York University—Stern School of Business and Author of New York Times Best Seller The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion

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Susan Dentzer

President and CEO, Network for Excellence in Health Innovation; Senior Policy Advisor, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Health Policy Analyst, PBS NewsHour and Editor-in-Chief, Health Affairs (2008-2013)

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