Mark Kennedy

Strengthening Democracy

The only thing written on America's national seal is “E Pluribus Unum” – out of many, one. That is the essence of its constitutional democracy. Democracy only works by bringing different sides together.

Hosting Bob Costa - Co-Author with Bob Woodward of New York Times Best Seller Peril

CSB-SJU McCarthy Center Event - December 2, 2021
It was wonderful to welcome Bob Costa as part of my Frontiers of Freedom Lecture Series at the McCarthy Center at the College of St. Benedict - St. John's Univerity.

Reading House Mouse, Senate Mouse

Event: Compositive School - May 27, 2021
Building our democracy requires starting civics education early.

Interview: Amateur Hour: Presidential Character and the Question of Leadership

CU Boulder Conference on World Affairs - May 20, 2021
Interview of Dr. Lara Brown regarding her new book.

Interview: American in the World

CU Conference on World Affairs - April 5, 2021
Interviewing Bob Zoellick on his new book.

Does freedom depend on technological leadership?

Speech: Winter Night Club - Colorado Springs - January 21, 2021
None of us have lived in a world where a democracy was not home to the most advanced technology. Only recently have we begun to worry about whether an autocratic nation could achieve technological leadership and what the consequences would be if it did.

Remarks Regarding Washington, D.C. Riot

Statement - January 6, 2021

Panel: Disruptive Evolution in US Politics? The November Elections

G1 Global Conference - Tokyo - October 11, 2020

Constitution Day and keeping the dream alive

Op Ed Denver Gazette - September 17, 2020

Mark and Debbie Kennedy Frontiers of Freedom Award

George Washington University - May 2020

Five Vital Lessons From George H.W. Bush

Op Ed - Foreign Policy - December 2, 2018

Social and Political Fractures in America Wounds Remedies and Scars

Panel - G1 Global Conference in Tokyo - October 14, 2018

American Grand Strategy in an Age of Upheaval

Panel with Hal Brands - November 6, 2018

Together We Reach Higher

UND Summer Commencement August 3. 2018

From Jedi to Leaders in Action

UND Commencement - December 15, 2017

Turkey’s new constitution: rules require rights

Financial Times - January 21, 2016

Is Persuasion a Lost Art?

Book Chapter: Is Persuasion a Lost Art? - 2014