AL FROM to deliver 2014 DOLE LECTURE

Al From, political strategistSunday, May 4
4:00 p.m. at the Dole Institute

"The New Democrats and the Return to Power"
Media Release
About the Dole Lecture



...........................................................................join email list here


UP NEXT........

Thursday, May 1,  3 p.m. Dole Institute
Ft. Leavenworth Series
: Decisive Battles
Fort Leavenworth crestVitoria, 1813
Dr. Mark Gerges

Complete Series Schedule


Thursday, May 1,  7:30 p.m. Dole Institute
Archives Visiting Fellow
Innovation in Plain Sight:
Transforming Our National Security Landscape
with Museum Collections

Amy HermanFrom the high-stakes, high-profile worlds of law enforcement, medicine, and counterterrorism, Amy Herman brings her Analyze Art and morestudents – among them professionals serving the NYPD, the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of the Army and the United States Navy SEALS, as well as hospitals, medical schools, and trauma centers – to the art museum, where works of art have become the new data. Herman, founder of The Art of Perception, hones her students’ powers of observation in a highly participatory program that trains them to communicate those observations with precision – essential skills for any professional today. Studying art, curing disease, solving crime: join us for a fascinating glimpse into Herman’s innovative approach. Learn how her work is impacting governmental organizations and agencies throughout the country– and be prepared to re-evaluate YOUR perception on the role of art and research collections within the intelligence community.


Sunday, May 4, 2014
4:00 p.m. at the Dole Institute

"The New Democrats and the Return to Power"
AL FROM, recognized political strategist

Al From, political strategist“Al From is the principal architect for the Clinton presidency and the new Democrat movement, which helped shape the 21st century Democratic Party,” said Dole Institute Director Bill Lacy. “Most of the Dole Lectures have been by or about public figures; this is the first that will honor a person working behind the scenes to change American politics in a major way.”

Join us on Sunday afternoon to hear AL FROM describe his involvement in the effective restoration of the Democratic Party.

New Democrats bookcoverFrom will also discuss current U.S. politics, the state of both parties and his book, "The New Democrats and the Return to Power.” Don’t miss this key, behind-the-scenes strategist who helped shift domestic political power. This program is free, open to the public and includes a book sale and signing.
Media Release


BOB DOLE was here! April 22

The HIGHLIGHT of the Dole Institute's year-long 10th Anniversary celebration was Bob Dole's return to the Institute, Tuesday morning, April 22, 2014!

Bob Dole visits the Dole Institute video linkWATCH what happened.....

News/Photo Coverage:
LJWorld TopekaCJ
Washington Post
Wichita Eagle KCStar POLITICO UDK


In the U.S. House of Representatives.....

Congressman Yoder speaks about Dole Institute

U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder
recognizes the 10th Anniversary of the Dole Institute - Watch



On the C-SPAN Bus....

Dole Institute students speak from CSPAN bus

Dole Institute Student Advisory Board members participated in recent C-SPAN program and were the featured callers. The questions from SAB start at 18 minutes, and continue intermittently throughout the program.



Miss one of our programs?

WATCH it online via our YouTube Page
YouTube logo and link

YouTube page






Dole: We're obligated to our veteransDole visits with Honor Flight vet at WWII Memorial

WATCH this exclusive interview with Candy Crowley on Nov. 10th State of the Union program.

A salute to veterans from one of their own
For Veterans Day: World War II veteran Bob Dole talks to Candy Crowley about how he honors those who've served, including greeting the honor flights of his fellow veterans at the World War II memorial nearly every weekend.


Bob Dole Receives Leadership Award
for bipartisan efforts to combat hunger

Vice President Joe Biden presents award to Bob Dole






“If you live long enough,’’ joked former senator Bob Dole (R-Kan.), 90, “you’re going to get a lot of awards, because they run out of recipients.’’ .............“This one I think I deserve.” On December 11, Vice President Joe Biden presented Dole with the World Food Program USA’s newly christened George McGovern and Bob Dole Leadership Award. Read Washington Post article here.