At the 77th annual dinner of the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation, Pulitzer Prize-winning political columnist and author Peggy Noonan asked participants: “How can you not be romantic about life?”
Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner
Condoleezza Rice Shares Optimism for Nation During Al Smith Foundation Dinner
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice delivered the keynote Thursday, Oct. 21 at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in Midtown Manhattan. She discussed reasons for optimism, despite the current political climate saddled with the rancor of dueling ideologies.