SOURCE: World Affairs Council of Orange County

October 23, 2007 15:57 ET

CNN's Lou Dobbs Will Speak and Have Book Signing on His New Book "INDEPENDENTS DAY: Awakening the American Spirit" During World Affairs Council of Orange County Event

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - October 23, 2007) - The event, hosted by the non-profit organization, the World Affairs Council of Orange County, in partnership with the Orange County Business Council, is scheduled for Saturday, November 10 at the Irvine Marriott Hotel at 18000 Von Karman, Irvine, Ca. 92612. His topic and new book is titled "INDEPENDENTS DAY: Awakening the American Spirit." The reception will begin at 6 p.m. followed by a dinner presentation at 7 p.m. and a Q&A after the speech. A book signing will immediately follow the program. The public is invited to attend.

Lou Dobbs is the anchor and managing editor of CNN's "Lou Dobbs Tonight." He writes for Money and U.S. News & World Report and manages the Lou Dobbs Money Letter. Mr. Dobbs has won nearly every major award for television journalism. He has received the Peabody Award, the Luminary Award by the Business Journalism Review, the Horatio Alger Association Award for Distinguished Americans, as well as an Emmy Lifetime Achievement award. He graduated from Harvard University with a degree in economics. Following his speech, Lou Dobbs will be signing copies of his book, "INDEPENDENTS DAY: Awakening the American Spirit."

Chairman Elect Matthew Sant is excited to be bringing Lou Dobbs to Orange County. "The World Affairs Council of Orange County, in partnership with the Orange County Business Council, is pleased to provide our members the opportunity to meet and hear from America's premier business and financial journalist on the subject of his highly anticipated book," says Sant.

Cost: WACOC members $55; non-members $70; students $40. Self-parking is complimentary. For information and reservations, call (949)253-5751 or visit

The World Affairs Council of Orange County is a member-driven non-profit organization that hosts forums on international issues and presentations by some of the world's foremost leaders. Past speakers have included: Ambassador Robert Tuttle, U.S. Ambassador to the Court of St. James; Imad Moustapha, Syria's Ambassador to the U.S.; Said Tayeb Jawad, Afghanistan's Ambassador to the U.S.; H.R. McMaster, 71st Colonel, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment and John Hofmeister, President of Shell Oil. The organization also offers study field trips to foreign countries, cultural and educational institutions, and activities that support international education in local schools and universities. It was founded in 1967 and today has more than 500 members.

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