108 Years of Lincoln Day Speakers

  • 2019 - Doris Kearns Goodwin, World-renowned Presidential Historian & Pulitzer Prize winning author

  • 2018 - Ari Fleischer, Fmr. White House Press Secretary

  • 2017 - Hon. Andrew Card, Fmr. White House Chief of Staff

  • 2016 - Mike Baker, Fmr. CIA Operative & Media Commentator

  • 2015 - Michael Murphy, Political Media Consultant & Byron YorkThe Washington Examiner

  • 2014 - David Keene, Fmr. President, NRA

  • 2013 - Fred Barnes - Editor, Weekly Standard

  • 2012 - Dr. Scott Yenor, Boise State University

  • 2011 -  Rich Little, Comedian

  • 2010 - Burton Folsom, Author & Historian

  • 2009 - Michael Steele, Chairman, RNC

  • 2008 - Robert Novak, Author & Commentator

  • 2007 - Lynn Swann, Sports Commentator

  • 2006 - Sen. Zell Miller, Georgia (Retired)

  • 2005 - Ann Coulter, Author & Commentator

  • 2004 - Michael Reagan, son of President Reagan

  • 2003 - Dr. Leo S. McKay, Jr., Dep. Secretary of VA

  • 2002 - Gov. Frank A. Keating, Oklahoma

  • 2001 - Fmr. Gov. Marc F. Racicot, Montana

  • 2000 - State Rep. Nona Brazier, Washington

  • 1999 - Mr. Haley Barbour, Fmr. Chairman, RNC

  • 1998 - Rep. Richard Armey, Texas

  • 1997 - Gov. Michael O. Leavitt, Utah

  • 1996 - Hon. Dick Cheney, Fmr. Secretary of Defense

  • 1995 - Gov. Phil Batt

  • 1994 - Sen. Malcolm Wallop, Wyoming

  • 1993 - Sen. Larry Craig, Sen. Dirk Kempthorne, Rep. Mike Crapo

  • 1992 - Capt. Brent Brandon

  • 1991 - Sen. James A. McClure

  • 1990 - Rep. Newt Gingrich, Georgia

  • 1989 - Rep. Henry J. Hyde, Illinois

  • 1988 - Gov. Dick Thornburgh, Pennsylvania

  • 1987 - Hon. Donald Rumsfeld, Fmr. Secretary of Defense

  • 1986 - Vice President George H. W. Bush

  • 1985 - Rep. Phil Crane, Illinois

  • 1984 - Gov. Pierre S. du Pont IV, Delaware

  • 1983 - Sen. James A. McClure

  • 1982 - Sen. Paul Laxalt, Nevada

  • 1981 - Sen. James A. McClure

  • 1980 - Sen. William Armstrong, Colorado

  • 1979 - Rep. Guy Vander Jagt, Michigan

  • 1978 - Sen. S.I. Hayakawa, California

  • 1977 - Gov. John Connally, Texas

  • 1976 - Sen. Pete Domenici, New Mexico

  • 1975 - Rep. John J. Rhodes, Arizona

  • 1974 - George H. W. Bush, Texas

  • 1973 - Sen. William E. Brock III, Tennessee

  • 1972 - Rep. James A. McClure, Robert E. Smylie, George Hansen, F.W. "Bill" Bergeson, Dr. Glen Wegner, U.S. Senate Candidates

  • 1971 - Sen. Robert J. Dole, Kansas

  • 1970 - Sen. Clifford P. Hansen, Wyoming

  • 1969 - Rep. Clarence J. Brown, Jr., Ohio

  • 1968 - Gov. Paul Laxalt, Nevada

  • 1967 - Gov. Don Samuelson, Rep. George Hansen, Rep. James A. McClure

  • 1966 - Rep. Wendell Wyatt, Oregon

  • 1965 - Sen. Roman L. Hruska, Nebraska

  • 1964 - Gov. John Anderson, Kansas

  • 1963 - Sen. Thurston B. Morton, Kentucky

  • 1962 - Sen. Leverett Saltonstall, Massachusetts

  • 1961 - Gov. Edwin L. Mechem, New Mexico

  • 1960 - Sen. Norris Cotton, New Hampshire

  • 1959 - Sen. Barry Goldwater, Arizona

  • 1958 - Rep. E. Keith Thomson, Wyoming

  • 1957 - Rep. Page Belcher, Oklahoma

  • 1956 - Rep. Patrick Hillings, California

  • 1955 - Sen. Barry Goldwater, Arizona

  • 1954 - Sen. Wallace F. Bennett, Utah

  • 1953 - Sen. William E. Jenner, Indiana

  • 1952 - Rep. Charles Halleck, Indiana

  • 1951 - Sen. Everett M. Dirksen, Illinois

  • 1950 - Rep. Walter H. Judd, Minnesota

  • 1949 - Dr. James Millar

  • 1948 - Sen. Edward J. Thye, Minnesota

  • 1947 - Sen. Henry Dworshak

  • 1946 - Sen. Wayne Morse, Oregon

  • 1945 - Fmr. Gov. Ralph Carr, Colorado

  • 1944 - Rep. Everett M. Dirksen, Illinois

  • 1943 - Bernard Mainwaring

  • 1942 - Gov. Charles A. Sprague, Oregon

  • 1941 - J. Reuben Clark

  • 1940 - Prof. C.W. Chenoweth

  • 1939 - Clarence W. Thomas

  • 1938 - Jess Hawley

  • 1937 - William S. Holden

  • 1936 - W.F. McNaughton

  • 1935 - Henry Dworshak

  • 1934 - A.L. Merrill

  • 1933 - Hugh A. Baker

  • 1932 - Verner R. Clements

  • 1931 - Ralph R. Breshears

  • 1930 - Rev. Willsie Martin

  • 1929 - Sen. Donald A. Callahan

  • 1928 - Fmr. Atty. Gen. A.H. Connor

  • 1927 - Levi Edgar Young

  • 1926 - D. Clark Prescott Bissett

  • 1925 - Edgar Bramwell

  • 1924 - Fmr. Atty. Gen. J.H. Peterson

  • 1923 - C.E. Dinwoodey

  • 1922 - Judge S.A. Lowell

  • 1921 - George Van de Steeg and Mrs. Bertha Irwin

  • 1920 - Fmr. Gov. Frank R. Gooding and Col. L.V. Patch

  • 1919 - Fmr. Gov. Frank R. Gooding

  • 1918 - Rev. Willsie Martin

  • 1917 - Edward A. Walters

  • 1916 - James A. Babb

  • 1915 - O.M. Van Duyn

  • 1914 - C.H. Lingenfelter

  • 1913 - Col. H.V.A. Ferguson

  • 1912 - Gen. George H. Roberts

  • 1911 - Charles L. Heitman

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