Fireside Chats

November 1

October 25

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October 18 with Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith is a retired lawyer. After early education in his native Kentucky and in England, he entered law school at Duke University. Upon graduation he practiced in Kentucky for several years before relocating to Washington, D.C., where he worked in several Federal agencies and programs for 33 years. He also was a law clerk for a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

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October 11 with Dr de Rosa

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Robert Woodson on October 4

Robert L. Woodson, Sr. is Founder and President of the Woodson Center and 1776 Unites. He is an influential leader on issues of poverty alleviation and empowering disadvantaged communities to become agents of their own uplift. Woodson is a frequent advisor to local, state and federal government officials as well as business and philanthropic organizations. 

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Steven Mosher on September 27

Steven W. Mosher is an internationally recognized authority on China and population issues, as well as an acclaimed author, speaker. He has worked tirelessly since 1979 to fight coercive population control programs and has helped hundreds of thousands of women and families worldwide over the years.

He is also the author of the best-selling A Mother’s Ordeal: One Woman’s Fight Against China’s One-Child Policy. Other books include Hegemon: China’s Plan to Dominate Asia and the World, China Attacks, China Misperceived: American Illusions and Chinese Reality, Journey to the Forbidden China, Broken Earth: The Rural Chinese, and his most recent book Bully of Asia: Why ‘China’s Dream’ is the New Threat to World Order. 

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Matt Muggeridge on August 30

Guest Speaker Matt Muggeridge is a family criminal and immigration lawyer from Fredericksburg, Virginia. He grew up not far from our host Fr. de Rosa, but on the Canadian side at Welland, Ontario. Matt is the grandson of the famous Malcolm Muggeridge who was and English journalist who went from sympathy for communism, even living in the Soviet Union in the 1930s, to conversion to the Catholic Faith.

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Carrie Gress on August 26

Carrie has written for numerous publications, including Aleteia, Catholic Vote, Catholic World Report, National Review, The Federalist, The National Catholic Register, The Stream, and The Washington Examiner. She is a frequent guest on Ave Maria Radio, Catholic Answers, EWTN Radio, and Relevant Radio, and has appeared on many television networks.

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Mary Hasson on August 23

Mary Rice Hasson, J.D., is the Kate O’Beirne Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C. An expert in the politics of gender ideology, their conversation will primarily focus on this topic.