2010 LET'S TALK!™ Topics

“Wisdom Begins in Wonder” - Socrates


Engaging                        Interactive                           Personal


Each year renowned guests are invited to attend LET'S TALK!™

to speak about a topic that they are an expert on.

Topics vary from year to year but all are unique and creative.


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2010 LET'S TALK!™ Conversation Leaders and Topics


Topic Discussion Leader Description
Don't Laugh at Me Allen Shamblin SHSU Alumnus and Songwriter
View From the Infield, Stealing the Next Base Phil Garner Baseball Player and Manager
Texas Health Care on the Tide of National Change The Honorable Lois Kolkhorst Texas State Representative-District 13
Memoirs of a Former Cuban Political Prisoner Dr. Rafael Saumell-Munoz SHSU Spanish Professor and Former Cuban Political Prisoner
Auto Intdustry Bailout?! Who Bailed? Who Sailed? Charles "Chuck Jones, III SHSU Alumnus, Sr. Vice President & East Coast Production Manager, Wachovia Dealer Services
A View into the "Perfectly Executed" Murder Jenny L. Jackson SHSU Alumna & CBS 48 Hours Producer
How Will Reform Change Your Healthcare? Nancy Dickey, M.D. Texas A&M Health Science Center, President & Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs for The Texas A&M University System
The House That Garbage Built Dan Phillips SHSU Alumnus & Recycled Home Builder 
Surviving the White House Press Peter Roussel Former White House Press Secretary and the Warner Endowed Chair for Journalism at SHSU 
Our Amazing Race  Emily (Hoyt) Crew & Nancy Hoyt SHSU Alumni & Contestants on CBS’s The Amazing Race 
Everything Sports! Randy McIlvoy  SHSU Alumnus & KPRC-TV Channel 2 Sportscaster 
The Wall Came Tumbling Down Dr. Roman Popadiuk Executive Director of the Bush Presidential Library Foundation 
Criminals in the Wild Dr. Scott Decker Director of Criminology Arizona State University 
The Person of John Wayne - America’s Hero Dr. Jim Olson SHSU Professor of History 
Cowboys & Indians Greg Brown Owner of the USFR Media Group
Abraham Lincoln’s 200th Remembrance Tolbert Chisum Chairman, President & CEO of Abraham Lincoln Library Foundation & SHSU Alumnus 
In-Vogue Intelligence Dr. Jo Beth Brizendine SHSU Alumna & Associate Principal, Clear Falls High School 
The Real CSI Dr. Sarah Kerrigan SHSU Professor of Criminology
Music, My Love & My World  Melanie Holliday SHSU Alumna & World Renowned Soprano 
On the Border with the Texas Rangers Captain Clete Buckaloo Texas Ranger
Recession Relief Using Supply Side Economics Dr. Brian Domitrovic SHSU History Professor
Small Business Squeeze Dr. Ed Blackburne SHSU Professor of International Business
Making Movies in Texas Richard Linklater Detour Filmproductions 



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