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LIST OF LANDON LECTURERS, BY NUMBER -- Transcripts are available for lectures beginning with No. 100.

 

  • 01 Landon, Alf M. -- Dec. 13, 1966

  • 02 McGill, Ralph -- publisher -- May 17, 1967

  • 03 Reagan, Ronald -- governor of Calif. -- Oct. 26, 1967

  • 04 Romney, George -- governor of Mich. -- Dec. 6, 1967

  • 05 Kennedy, Robert F. -- U.S. senator, N.Y. -- March 18, 1968

  • 06 Rockefeller, Nelson A. -- governor of N.Y. -- May 9, 1968

  • 07 Schlesinger, Arthur Jr. -- former presidential adviser -- Nov. 14, 1968

  • 08 Mansfield, Mike -- U.S. senator, Mont., majority leader -- March 10, 1969

  • 09 Westmoreland, Gen. Wm. C. -- Army chief of staff -- April 9, 1969

  • 10 Brooke, Edward W. -- U.S. senator -- Oct. 6, 1969

  • 11 Humphrey, Hubert H. -- former U.S. vice president -- Jan. 9, 1970

  • 12 Sheen, Rev. Fulton J. -- Archbishop -- March 16, 1970

  • 13 Hickel, Walter J. -- U.S. secretary of interior -- April 6, 1970

  • 14 Nixon, Richard M. -- president of U.S. -- Sept. 16, 1970

  • 15 Warren, Earl -- retired chief justice -- Oct. 21, 1970

  • 16 Scott, Hugh -- U.S. senator, Pa. -- April 26, 1971

  • 17 Galbraith, John Kenneth -- economist -- May 6, 1971

  • 18 Woodcock, Leonard -- president UAW -- Oct. 19, 1971

  • 19 Richardson, Elliot L. -- U.S. secretary HEW -- Jan. 24, 1972

  • 20 Ruckelshaus, William D. -- administrator EPA -- April 12, 1972

  • 21 Butz, Earl L. -- U.S. secretary of agriculture -- May 4, 1972

  • 22 Rather, Dan -- CBS White House correspondent -- Nov. 16, 1972

  • 23 Shephard, Rear Adm. Alan -- astronaut -- April 3, 1973

  • 24 Haig, Alexander -- General, U.S. Army and vice chief of staff -- April 24, 1973

  • 25 Buckley, William F. Jr. -- author, editor and lecturer -- Nov. 2, 1973

  • 26 Armstrong, Anne -- presidential counselor -- Feb. 12, 1974

  • 27 Graham, Rev. Billy -- evangelist -- March 4, 1974

  • 28 Heller, Dr. Walter -- Regents professor of economics at Univ. of Minnesota -- March. 19, 1974

  • 29 Fulbright, J. William -- U.S. senator, Ark. -- Feb. 13, 1975

  • 30 Simon, William E. -- U.S. secretary of treasury -- March 18, 1975

  • 31 Moynihan, Daniel P. -- U.S. ambassador to India -- May 6, 1975

  • 32 Jackson, Henry M. -- U.S. senator, Washington state -- Jan. 21, 1976

  • 33 Mathias, Charles McCurdy Jr. -- U.S. senator, Md. -- April 27, 1976

  • 34 Rowan, Carl T. -- well-known journalist -- Nov. 18, 1976

  • 35 Eagleton, Thomas -- U.S. senator, Mo. -- Dec. 8, 1976

  • 36 Percy, Charles -- U.S. senator, Ill. -- March 4, 1977

  • 37 Mansfield, Mike -- U.S. senator, Mont., Senate majority leader -- April 12, 1977

  • 38 Berglund, Bob -- U.S. secretary of agriculture -- Sept. 9, 1977

  • 39 Broder, David S. -- political analyst and Nobel prize winner -- Dec. 9, 1977

  • 40 Forbes, Malcom S. -- president and editor, Forbes magazine -- Jan. 24, 1978

  • 41 Ford, Gerald R. -- president of the U.S. -- Feb. 20, 1978

  • 42 Friedman, Milton -- Nobel Prize winning economist -- April 27, 1978

  • 43 Collingwood, Charles -- CBS news correspondent -- Nov. 3, 1978

  • 44 Baker, Howard -- U.S. senator -- March 8, 1979

  • 45 Borlaug, Dr. Norman -- ag scientist -- March 20, 1979

  • 46 Black, Shirley Temple -- movie star, U.S. ambassador -- April 10, 1979

  • 47 Mondale, Walter -- vice president of the U.S. -- July 17, 1979

  • 48 Goldwater, Barry -- U.S. senator, Ariz. -- Feb. 25, 1980

  • 49 Connally, Gov. John -- Texas governor -- March 20, 1980

  • 50 Sidey, Hugh -- Time magazine -- March 27, 1980

  • 51 Schlesinger, Dr. James R. -- former energy secretary -- April 28, 1980

  • 52 Muskie, Edmund -- U.S. secretary of state -- Dec. 4, 1980

  • 53 Gallup, George Jr. -- president of the Gallup Poll -- Feb. 11, 1981

  • 54 Volcker, Paul -- federal reserve chairman -- April 15, 1981

  • 55 Wilson, Sir Harold -- former British prime minister -- Sept. 30, 1981

  • 56 Block, John -- U.S. secretary of agriculture -- Oct. 30, 1981

  • 57 Hatfield, Mark -- U.S. senator, Ore. -- April 26, 1982

  • 58 Reagan, Ronald -- president of U.S. -- Sept. 9, 1982

  • 59 Kuralt, Charles -- CBS news correspondent -- Nov. 22, 1982

  • 60 Yamani, Sheikh Ahmed Zaki -- Saudi Arabia -- March 28, 1983

  • 61 Kennedy, Edward -- U.S. senator, Mass. -- Jan. 30, 1984

  • 62 Schroeder, Patricia -- U.S. representative, Colo. --March 19, 1984

  • 63 Carter, Hodding III -- anchorman, chief correspondent--Inside Story -- April 6, 1984

  • 64 Bradley, Tom -- mayor of Los Angeles -- April 16, 1984

  • 65 Weinberger, Caspar -- U.S. secretary of defense -- Sept. 27, 1984

  • 66 Duarte, Jose Napoleon -- president of El Salvador -- Nov. 2, 1984

  • 67 Stahl, Lesley -- CBS correspondent, White House -- Nov. 29, 1984

  • 68 Dole, Robert -- U.S. senator, Kan. -- March 25, 1985

  • 69 O'Neal, Thomas "Tip" -- U.S. speaker of House -- April 22, 1985

  • 70 Bush, George -- U.S. vice president -- Sept. 9, 1985

  • 71 Brokaw, Tom -- NBC news anchor -- March 24, 1986

  • 72 Shultz, George -- U.S. secretary of state -- April 14, 1986

  • 73 Bennett, William J. -- secretary of education -- Sept. 9, 1986

  • 74 Will, George -- ABC TV news and columnist -- April 15, 1987

  • 75 Modigliana, Franco -- Nobel Prize winning economist -- April 21, 1987

  • 76 Kassebaum, Nancy Landon -- U.S. senator, Kan. -- Sept. 9, 1987

  • 77 Arias, Oscar -- president of Costa Rica -- Sept. 21, 1987

  • 78 O'Connor, Sandra Day -- Supreme Court Justice -- Feb. 16, 1988

  • 79 Wright, Jim -- U.S. Rep., Texas, speaker of House -- April 25, 1988

  • 80 Tuchman, Barbara -- historian and author -- Sept. 8, 1988

  • 81 Walters, Vernon -- U.S. ambassador, U.N. -- Nov. 11, 1988

  • 82 Yeutter, Clayton -- U.S. secretary of agriculture Oct. 3, 1989

  • 83 Powell, Gen. Colin L. -- commander, Forces Comm. -- Nov. 8, 1989

  • 84 Eban, Abba -- former Israeli ambassador to U.N. and U.S. -- Jan. 29, 1990

  • 85 Dole, Elizabeth -- chief labor issue adviser to President Bush -- Oct. 31, 1990

  • 86 Truly, Richard H. -- former astronaut, now NASA administrator -- Dec. 12, 1990

  • 87 Bradley, Bill -- senator from N.J. -- April 15, 1991

  • 88 Carter, Jimmy -- former U.S. president -- April 26, 1991

  • 89 Boren, David L. -- Oklahoma senator -- Oct. 14, 1991

  • 90 Wilder, Douglas -- Virginia governor -- Oct. 30, 1991

  • 91 de Chamorro, Violeta Barrios -- president of Nicaragua -- April 8, 1992

  • 92 Alexander, Lamar -- head of U.S. Department of Education -- Oct. 7, 1992

  • 93 Cheney, Lynne -- director of National Endowment for the Humanities -- Oct. 30, 1992

  • 94 Shaw, Bernard -- CNN principal Washington anchor -- Nov. 20, 1992

  • 95 Strauss, Robert -- former U.S. ambassador to Soviet Union -- May 5, 1993

  • 96 Robertson, Pat -- founder of CBN (Christian Broadcast Network) -- Oct. 12, 1993

  • 97 Jackson, Jesse -- civil rights leader/activist -- Nov. 29, 1993

  • 98 Espy, Mike -- U.S. secretary of agriculture -- postponed Dec. 9, 1993/rescheduled and spoke Feb. 3, 1994

  • 99 Ross Perot -- former presidential candidate and businessman -- Jan. 24, 1995

  • 100 William Perry -- U.S. secretary of defense -- March 9, 1995

  • 101 William Raspberry -- urban affairs columnist for the Washington Post -- April 13, 1995

  • 102 Dan Glickman -- U.S. secretary of agriculture -- Sept. 8, 1995

  • 103 Janet Reno -- U.S. attorney general -- Oct. 24, 1995

  • 104 Harold Varmus -- director of the National Institutes of Health -- Feb. 5, 1996

  • 105 Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski -- former president of Poland -- March 11, 1996

  • 106 Henry Kissinger -- former secretary of state -- April 29, 1996

  • 107 Nancy Landon Kassebaum -- U.S. Senator from Kansas -- Sept. 9, 1996

  • 108 Marlin Fitzwater -- former press secretary to Presidents Reagan and Bush -- Nov. 21, 1996

  • 109 Doris Kearns Goodwin -- 1995 Pulitzer Prize winner in history -- April 22, 1997

  • 110 William Cohen -- secretary of defense -- Sept. 12, 1997

  • 111 Phil Gramm -- U.S. Senator from Texas -- Oct. 17, 1997

  • 112 Sam Donaldson -- ABC News veteran -- Nov. 21, 1997

  • 113 Howard Baker -- Former U.S. Senator -- March 9, 1999

  • 114 John McCain -- Republican Senator from Arizona -- March 15, 1999

  • 115 Henry Hyde -- U.S. Representative from Illinois -- Dec. 1, 1999

  • 116 Cokie Roberts -- Political analyst for ABC News -- Nov. 8, 1999

  • 117 Bob Woodward -- Investigative journalist -- March 29, 2000

  • 118 Gen. Richard B. Myers -- Vice chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff -- April 26, 2000

  • 119 Donna Shalala -- secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services -- Friday, Nov. 17, 2000

  • 120 Stephen Ambrose -- historian and author -- Thursday, April 19, 2001 -- TEXT NOT AVAILABLE

  • 121 Ernesto Zedillo -- former president of Mexico -- Thursday, May 3, 2001

  • 122 David Satcher -- U.S. Surgeon General -- Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001

  • 123 David Gergen -- editor-at-large of U.S. News and World Report -- Friday, Nov. 2, 2001

  • 124 David McCullough -- Pulitzer prize-winning author -- Friday, Feb. 1, 2002

  • 125 J.C. Watts Jr. -- Congressman from Oklahoma -- Friday, April 26, 2002

  • 126 Gale Norton -- Secretary of the Interior -- Monday, May 6, 2002

  • 127 Chuck Hagel -- U.S. Senator, Nebraska -- Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003

  • 128 Michael Beschloss -- Presidential historian -- Thursday, March 6, 2003

  • 129 Ashleigh Banfield -- NBC, MSNBC news correspondent -- Thursday, April 24, 2003

  • 130 Paul Harvey -- radio newscaster -- Friday, Sept. 19, 2003

  • 131 Robert Mueller -- head of the FBI -- Tuesday, April 13, 2004

  • 132 Sen. Pat Roberts -- Kansas senator -- Monday, May 3, 2004

  • 133 Sen. Tom Daschle -- South Dakota senator -- Monday, May 10, 2004

  • 134 Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. -- publisher of The New York Times -- Sept. 13, 2004

  • 135 Bill Schneider -- senior political analyst at CNN -- Nov. 16, 2004

  • 136 Lee Hamilton -- vice chair of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States -- March 29, 2005

  • 137 Jim Lehrer -- executive editor and anchor of "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" on PBS -- April 4, 2005

  • 138 Brian Williams -- NBC Nightly News -- May 3, 2005

  • 139 Ryozo Kato -- Japanese ambassador to the U.S. -- Oct. 18, 2005

  • 140 Mikhail Gorbachev -- former president of the Soviet Union -- Oct. 28, 2005

  • 141 Ted Turner -- media mogul and philanthropist -- Nov. 28, 2005

  • 142 President George W. Bush -- president of the United States -- Jan. 23, 2006

  • 143 Sam Brownback -- U.S. Senator, Kansas -- Feb. 22, 2006

  • 144 Lech Walesa -- former president of Poland -- April 13, 2006

  • 145 John Hofmeister -- president of Shell oil -- Sept. 8, 2006

  • 146 Donald Rumsfeld -- Secretary of Defense -- Nov. 9, 2006

  • 147 Prince Turki Al-Faisal -- Saudi ambassador to the U.S. -- Jan. 26, 2007

  • 148 Bill Clinton -- former president of the United States -- March 2, 2007

  • 149 Robert M. Gates -- Secretary of Defense -- Nov. 26, 2007

  • 150 Zhou Wengzhong -- ambassador to the U.S. from China -- Feb. 11, 2008

  • 151 Gen. Michael V. Hayden -- Director of the C.I.A. -- April 30, 2008

  • 152 Vicente Fox -- former president of Mexico -- Sept. 23, 2008

  • 153 Gen. David Petraeus -- commander of the U.S. central command -- April 27, 2009

  • 154 Sheila C. Bair -- FDIC Chairman -- Nov. 2, 2009

  • 155 Dennis C. Blair -- Director of National Intelligence -- Feb. 22, 2010

  • 156 Adm. Michael Mullen -- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff -- March 3, 2010

  • 157 Kathleen Sebelius -- Secretary of Health and Human Services -- Nov. 29, 2010

  • 158 Sonia Sotomayor -- U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice -- Jan. 27, 2011

 

Last updated February 2011