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Expand Your World: Diving into the Impactful Discussions of The Polo Club of Boca Raton's Lecture Series

In pursuing knowledge, The Polo Club of Boca Raton opens its doors wide, making intellectual exploration accessible and enriching for its members. The "Lecture Series," a collection of five captivating discussions on topics ranging from science and politics to current affairs, serves as a beacon for those eager to expand their world. This exclusive event purchased and attended as a series by members, has become a highlight of Monday nights this season.

Give 'Em Hell, Harry!" - On the Life and Times of President Harry S. Truman, By his Grandson

Guest Speaker: Clifton Truman Daniel

Clifton Truman Daniel, the oldest grandson of President Harry S. Truman, carries the torch of historical insight. As the honorary chairman of the board of the Truman Library Institute and board secretary of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation, Daniel brings a unique perspective to the Truman presidency. An accomplished author, he not only portrayed his famous grandfather on stage but also delved into various aspects of US history through his enlightening lectures. He will be joining Polo Country Club as a guest speaker.

Jews of Florida: Centuries of Stories

Guest Speaker: Marcia Jo Zerivitz

Marcia Jo Zerivitz, the Founding Executive Director of the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, emerges as a captivating storyteller. With over 50 years of leadership in the American and Floridian Jewish communities, she has dedicated the past 26 years to unraveling Florida's Jewish history. From researching and creating exhibits to developing educational materials, Zerivitz enriches our understanding of the Jewish community's enduring impact on the state.

Surge in Antisemitism in the United States

Guest Speaker: Jonathan S. Tobin

Jonathan S. Tobin, an award-winning Editor in Chief, shines a spotlight on a pressing issue. His daily coverage of the American political scene, foreign policy, and the U.S.-Israel relationship positions him as a leading authority. With a focus on combating antisemitism, Tobin's lecture explores the complexities of this growing concern in the United States.

Covering the Courts: The Convergence of Law & Media in Today's Highest Profile Cases

Guest Speaker: Dan Abrams

A multifaceted media personality, Dan Abrams brings a wealth of experience to the lecture series. As the CEO and Founder of Abrams Media and Chief Legal Affairs Correspondent for ABC News, Abrams takes us behind the scenes of today's highest-profile cases. His exploration of the convergence of law and media adds a dynamic perspective to the series. Abrams will join The Polo Club of Boca Raton as a guest speaker for the lecture series and share his wealth of knowledge.

The Longest Day: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at D-Day

Guest Speaker: Dr. Robert Watson

Dr. Robert Watson, an award-winning author and historian, unfolds the mysteries behind one of history's most pivotal moments. With an extensive academic background, Watson provides a gripping behind-the-scenes look at D-Day. His expertise adds a layer of depth and understanding to the Lecture Series.

Embracing Knowledge: A Popular Lecture Series Amongst Our Members

The Lecture Series at The Polo Club of Boca Raton has emerged as a cultural cornerstone, fostering an environment where members can stay informed about worldwide events, discoveries, and history. As we reflect on the insightful conversations sparked by these distinguished guests, it's evident that this series has become a cherished platform for intellectual engagement. The Polo Club's commitment to expanding horizons remains unwavering, ensuring that members continue to enjoy the enriching journey of lifelong learning. The resounding popularity of the Lecture Series is a testament to the community's shared passion for knowledge and a collective eagerness to embrace the world's complexities through meaningful discussions.