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Popular TV news host and best-selling author
Bill O'Reilly will speak at Faulkner University's 2013 annual benefit
dinner on Sept. 26 in Montgomery. President Billy D. Hilyer made the
announcement Saturday evening at the conclusion of Faulkner's successful
fundraiser featuring Si and Willie Robertson, two stars from the
A&E Network's hit TV reality show, Duck Dynasty.
O'Reilly is a highly sought-after speaker who will offer
thought-provoking commentary and analysis on key issues facing the
nation and the world," Hilyer said. "Mr. O'Reilly is the latest in a
long line of nationally known speakers who Faulkner University has
brought to Montgomery as part of its annual benefit dinner. We believe
this is an event that many residents of Montgomery and the River Region,
as well as friends of Faulkner everywhere, will want to support."
journalist for more than 30 years, O'Reilly blends news analysis with
investigative reporting and tackles our nation's events, politics and
culture in the rigidly enforced "No Spin Zone" on Fox News Channel's
popular "The O'Reilly Factor."
O'Reilly is also the author of a
syndicated newspaper column and 10 straight New York Times Bestsellers.
His mega-seller, "Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that
Changed America Forever," has been made into a National Geographic
Channel documentary narrated by Tom Hanks. His most recent work,
"Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot," is also already a bestseller.
has won three Emmy Awards for Excellence in reporting and was honored
by The National Academy of Arts and Sciences for his reporting and
analysis on and after September 11th, 2001.
This fall's benefit dinner, An Evening With Bill O'Reilly,
is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Montgomery Renaissance Convention
Center. A reception, which requires an additional admission ticket, will
be held at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call the Office of
University Advancement at 334-386-7257 or visit www.faulkner.edu/oreilly.
its 70th anniversary during the 2012-2013 school year, Faulkner
University is a private, Christian liberal arts university based in
Montgomery, Alabama. With a mission to provide an education anchored by
not only intellect but also character and service, the Faulkner
experience aims to educate the whole person. Serving both traditional
and non-traditional students, the university is home to five colleges:
the Alabama Christian College of Arts and Sciences, the Harris College
of Business and Executive Education, the V.P. Black College of Biblical
Studies, the College of Education and the Thomas Goode Jones School of
Law. In addition to its main campus in Montgomery, Faulkner operates
extension campuses in Birmingham, Huntsville and Mobile.