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Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin

Agent recounts JFK assassination horror

By Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin, Posted October 23rd, 2013

Clint Hill 3Former Secret Service agent Clint Hill tells an audience in Altamont the story of how a Marine colonel taught John Kennedy Jr. to salute on the day of his father’s funeral.

Those old enough to remember the horrific events of Nov. 22, 1963, will recall that there was one man who stood out as a symbol... READ MORE

Beth Holloway

Beth Holloway Seeks Justice for her Daughter

By Beth Holloway, Posted October 18th, 2013

Written by Melody Brumble

Even when Beth Holloway realized her daughter Natalee was dead, she didn't give up hope.

Beth's search for answers about Natalee's disappearance during a school trip to Aruba in 2005 captivated the world. This afternoon, Beth spoke about that journey and her new mission at... READ MORE

Elizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Smart's "My Story" Reaches #5 on NYT Bestsellers List

By Elizabeth Smart, Posted October 17th, 2013

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We at Premiere are thrilled to announce that "My Story" by Elizabeth Smart has reached #5 on the New York Times Bestsellers list. The book was released October 8.

About the book:

For the first time, ten years after her abduction from her Salt Lake City bedroom, Elizabeth Smart reveals... READ MORE

Ruben Gonzalez

Measuring Your Progress

By Ruben Gonzalez, Posted October 17th, 2013

As you set goals and begin working towards them, it is critical that you establish benchmarks you can use to evaluate your progress. The more specific your measures are, the faster you'll reach your goals because you'll reduce wasted time.
Going back to the example of the pilot flying cross... READ MORE

Daniel Burrus

What Michelangelo Can Teach Us about Innovation and Competition

By Daniel Burrus, Posted October 16th, 2013

On a recent trip to Italy I had the opportunity to visit both Florence and Rome, and to see the work of some of history's greatest artists, including Michelangelo.

In Florence, I saw David, Michelangelo's amazing sculpture. I also refreshed my memory about the history of that sculpture... READ MORE

Michelle Singletary

Michelle Singletary answers furloughed workers’ questions

By Michelle Singletary, Posted October 15th, 2013

Q: I signed up for unemployment compensation, because I’m furloughed and it’s unclear how long this shutdown will last. I understand I’ll need to repay any money I get if Congress decides to pay us anyway (which is possible, but not guaranteed). If that does... READ MORE

Tony & Jonna Mendez

Tony Mendez Awarded the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal

By Tony & Jonna Mendez, Posted October 15th, 2013

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Premiere Speakers is honored to showcase the great accomplishments by Antonio Mendez. This award recognizes a former federal employee whose accomplishment decades ago is representative of, and pays tribute to, thousands of intelligence officers who protect our national security... READ MORE

Scott MacIntyre

American Idol Finalist Offers Hope at The University of South Florida

By Scott MacIntyre, Posted October 14th, 2013

Written by: Quincy Walters

Scott MacIntyre was born blind, but his life has never lacked vision.

On the eighth season of “American Idol,” MacIntyre was a contestant and his story was welcomed into the family rooms of millions of Americans and on Thursday and... READ MORE

Scott Rasmussen

Obama Put in Tough Spot

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted October 14th, 2013

Not long ago, the conventional wisdom in official Washington held that the so-called sequester spending cuts would be a disaster for the Republican Party. People were expected to rise up in vehement protest once the "cuts" went into effect.

Instead, nobody outside of Washington noticed.

Today, conventional wisdom suggests... READ MORE

Michelle Singletary

Five ways money can buy you happiness

By Michelle Singletary, Posted October 10th, 2013

You have probably heard and maybe even embrace the idea that money can’t buy happiness. I’ve said so myself numerous times.

But behavioral scientists and researchers Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton argue this is not exactly true. Money, if you spend it right, can buy happiness.

So what’s... READ MORE

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