William Bennett, Michael Medved at WJU
William Jessup University and 1380 KTKZ Partner to Host America Unplugged Event
Program Features National Radio Talk Show Hosts Bill Bennett and Michael Medved
ROCKLIN, Calif. –William Jessup University and 1380 KTKZ radio will co-sponsor America Unplugged on Thursday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the university’s Academic Warehouse. The event is comprised of a five city national tour featuring William J. Bennett and Michael Medved.
Dr. Bennett is one of America's most important, influential and respected voices on cultural, political, and education issues. He is the Washington Fellow of the Claremont Institute, and a CNN Contributor. He is also the chairman of Americans for Victory over Terrorism, a project dedicated to sustaining and strengthening public opinion as the war on terrorism moves forward.
Bennett is the host of “Bill Bennett’s Morning in America”, a nationally broadcast radio show from 6-9 a.m. EST.
During the 1980s, Bennett emerged as one of the nation's most prominent political figures. He has served as President Reagan’s chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (1981-1985) and Secretary of Education (1985-1988), and President Bush’s “drug czar” (1989-1990).
Medved is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host, best-selling author, and veteran film critic. His daily three hour program, emphasizing the intersection of politics and pop culture, reaches close to 5 million listeners in over 200 markets, coast to coast. For twelve consecutive years, he’s been listed by Talkers Magazine as one of their “Heavy Hundred” most important American talk show hosts. For seven of those years, his show has also been listed as one of the ratings top ten.
Earlier in the day, Medved will air his national radio program from noon to 3 p.m. in the William Jessup University broadcast booth located in the University Commons. This portion of the event is open for viewing to the public.
In addition, autographed copies of Bennett’s and Medved’s books will be available for sale at the Rocklin-based campus. The event will be emceed by talk radio host, Eric Hogue.
Tickets go on sale Thursday, February 25. Prices are $25 for general admission and $35 for premium seating. Early bird pricing is available until March 19 and offers a $5 reduction in ticket price. To purchase tickets, go to www.ktkz.com or call (916)-924-0710.
Pet Care | Real Estate | Restaurants | Tech | View All | * Add/Upgrade Business
Placer County News HeadlinesRoseville Hosting Chicks with Sticks Lacrosse TournamentSwashbuckler Lacrosse is breaking new ground with their upcoming Chicks with Sticks Lacrosse Tournament on July 11-12
John Adams Academy Finalizes Purchase of Campus in RosevilleRoseville, CA - Officials from John Adams Academy (JAA) charter school in Roseville announced today they have finalized the purchase of the former Heald College building
Placer County Foster Children in Need of Mentor VolunteersChild Advocates of Placer County is currently in need of 30 new volunteers to become Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) or Mentors
50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Lady with a FanWe're like licorice. Not everybody likes licorice, but the people who like licorice really like licorice." ~ Jerry Garcia
Dots and dashes changed Zachary Barnum's lifeThis 17-year-old resident of Fredericksburg, Virginia, who is legally blind in one eye due to optic nerve hypoplasia and has a form of bipolar disorder (ATOU Cares.org)
Dry Lightning Boosts Northern California Fire RiskDrought Watch: CAL FIRE has increased staffing due to forecasted dry lightning and strong winds throughout much of northern California
California Senate Committee Kills Sex Offender Bill SB54Senator Sharon Runner (R-Antelope Valley) announced her legislation to make sex-offender residency restrictions more workable
Fireworks Safety Tips this Fourth of JulyWith the Independence Day holiday rapidly approaching, CAL FIRE is reminding all Californians and visitors to do their part to prevent fires caused by illegal fireworks
California Lowers Excise Tax Rate on GasState Board of Equalization Vice Chair George Runner announced that California's excise tax on gasoline will decrease by six cents per gallon
Placer County Water Agency UpdatesAUBURN, Calif. - Recessing from their June 25, 2015 Board meeting, the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) Board of Directors
Attempts to change Proposition 13 are misguidedThere's been no shortage of attempts in recent years in the State Legislature to overhaul Proposition 13-California's landmark initiative protecting homeowners and small business owners
50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Truckin' at Levi's StadiumTruckin' opens the Fare Thee Well Run in Santa Clara, CA at Levi's Stadium on June 27, 2015. Full setlist.
NEWS: In Case You Missed It