An Evening with Lesley Stahl to benefit the Greenwich Historical Society

Lesley Stahl, television reporter and recent New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting will be at the Greenwich County Club, 19 Doubling Road, Greenwich on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 6:30 p.m. to benefit the Greenwich Historical Society. Stahl will share views on everything from changing family dynamics to the current political landscape.

Lesley Stahl’s career has been marked by political scoops, surprising features and award-winning foreign reporting. She has been a 60 Minutes correspondent since March 1991, with the 2016-2017 season marking her 26th on the broadcast. Prior to joining 60 Minutes, Stahl served as CBS News White House correspondent during the Carter and Reagan presidencies and part of the term of George H. W. Bush. Her reports appeared frequently on the CBS Evening News, first with Walter Cronkite, then Dan Rather and later on other CBS News broadcasts. During that time, she also served as moderator of Face the Nation, CBS News’ Sunday public affairs broadcast. She has received numerous awards for her journalistic accomplishments, including a Lifetime Achievement Emmy in 2003.

Limited VIP tickets for a pre-event reception and book signing are available for $1,000.

Event admission tickets are $250. A copy of Stahl’s new book, Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting, is included in the ticket price. Proceeds will support the Greenwich Historical Society’s Fund for Program Enrichment and will be matched by anonymous donors. The fund has been established to sustain digital collections, preservation initiatives, exhibitions, education and public programming for years to come.

Event sponsors include Dewey Pegno & Kramarsky LLP; Doyle Herman Design Associates; First Republic Bank; Neil A. Gordon, M.D., Retreat at Split Rock, Split Rock Aesthetic Institute; Sam Mitchell Studio; and Tallman Building Company, Inc. Serendipity is the exclusive media sponsor.  

VIP reception begins at 6; event reception begins at 6:30; remarks commence at 7:30 with an introduction by Adam Rohdie, Headmaster, Greenwich Country Day School. Advance ticket purchase is required; visit greenwichhistory.org or call 203-869-6899, Ext. 10.

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