John Wayne was one of Hollywood’s most famous and most successful actors, but he was more than that. He became a symbol of America itself. He epitomized the Western film, which for many people epitomized America. He identified with conservative political causes from the early 1930s to his death in 1979, making him a hero to one generation of Americans and a villain to another. But unlike fellow actor Ronald Reagan, Wayne had no interest in politics as a career.
Scott Eyman has written eleven books, including, with veteran actor Robert Wagner, the New York Times bestseller, Pieces of My Heart. He will talk about his latest John Wayne: The Life and Legend.(Simon & Schuster)
Dr. Roshini Raj e is a board-certified gastroenterologist and internist with a medical degree from New York School of Medicine and an undergraduate degree from Harvard. She will talk about reinventing yourself after 50.
Steve Weisman will discuss Ebay Hacking.