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The Sweetser Lecture Series

2019 Schedule


Eileen McNamara
Author, Pulitzer Prize Winner, Director of Journalism at Brandeis University,
Former Boston Globe columnist


"Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World"
Wednesday March 27, 2019
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Nancy Koehn
Author, Historian, Harvard Business School Professor,
NPR Commentator, Leadership and Marketing Authority


"Forged in Crisis: The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times"
(E. Shackleton, A. Lincoln, F. Douglass, D. Bonhoeffer, and R. Carson)
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
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Casey Sherman

Bestselling Author, Prolific Journalist and Screenwriter,
and Authority on Crisis Management



"12: The Inside Story of Tom Brady's 
Fight for Redemption"
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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All lectures at 7:30 PM 

The Savings Bank Theatre
Wakefield High School
60 Farm Street / Wakefield, MA
(handicapped accessible)
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Tickets are now available at
Smith Drug, 390 Main Street, Wakefield
Single lecture $10 / Series ticket $25
Patron $40 to $79 / Benefactor $80+

Or...

Mail your request w/ check in a SASE to:
Sweetser Lecture Series
PO Box 1734
Wakefield, MA 01880

Tickets will also be sold at the door

Net proceeds from the 2018 Series benefitted the Mystic Valley Elder Services (Wakefield Residents only), the Wakefield Branch of the Salvation Army Holiday Kettle Fund, and the Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry.