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Ali Velshi: Making History in Real Time

Thursday, March 12

The Guild of the Chicago History Museum invites you to a special evening with award-winning journalist Ali Velshi.

The year 2020 is a pivotal one in our nation’s history. More than ever, the power of the people to vote in America bears great responsibility. Widespread news coverage, media wars, and a world of information overload pulls us in many directions. What does it mean to elect a president for all people? Emmy-winning news anchor and author Ali Velshi will ask thought-provoking questions and provide insights about the significance of the 2020 presidential election and how to decipher the conflicting information from the 24-hour news cycle.

Ali Velshi is an award-winning journalist, author, MSNBC Anchor, and Business Correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC. He has covered domestic, global and economic issues, including the spread and defeat of ISIS, the refugee crisis, the Iran nuclear deal, and the global financial crisis. Most recently, Ali can be seen on MSNBC weekends, anchoring his own show from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Schedule of Events

5:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception

6:00 p.m. Program

7:00 p.m. Dinner

 

Tickets must be purchased in advance. For more information, contact Odette Barrientos at [email protected] or 312-799-2112.

 

Anchor Desk, $5,000: 8 tickets for March 12 presentation and dinner + 8 invitations to champagne reception with Ali Velshi + 4 tickets for tour of NBC studios*

Producer, $2,500: 4 tickets for March 12 presentation and dinner + 4 invitations to champagne reception with Ali Velshi + 2 tickets for tour of NBC studios

Editor, $500: 1 ticket for March 12 presentation and dinner + 1 invitation to champagne reception with Ali Velshi + 1 ticket for tour of NBC Studios

Correspondent, $350: 1 ticket for March 12 presentation and dinner + 1 invitation to champagne reception with Ali Velshi

Reporter, $250: 1 ticket for March 12 presentation and dinner

 

*Please note: Capacity for NBC Studios Tour is limited. Tour availability is first come, first served based on ticket purchase date. Wait lists will be honored.

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The Details

Thursday

March

12 th

5:30 p.m.

Event

Admission

$ 250

Event Location

Chicago History Museum

1601 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614

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