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Of course the crowd went wild when earlier today Hillary joined Mayor Rahm Emmanuel onstage at the Harris Theater in Chicago for a conversation during the city’s Chicago Ideas week.  She was there to promote her book, Hard Choices.  Every attendee received an autographed copy.

 

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Returns to Her Hometown for a Chicago Ideas Conversation

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton kicked off her book tour this week, stopping in Chicago Wednesday, June 11 for a Chicago Ideas Conversation with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the Harris Theater.

 

“This stage is normally graced with ballet dancers,” Emanuel said to Clinton, “but it has never been graced like this moment.”

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Marking the first public speech on her tour for her memoir Hard Choices, the 9 a.m. conversation was a homecoming for the Chicago-born politician, who referred to the city as the “real core of [her] family—who we are and where we come from.”

 

After introductions from Chicago co-Founder Brad Keywell and Emanuel, Clinton took the stage to a standing ovation. In her remarks, she reminisced on her childhood in Chicago and discussed the motivations behind her latest book. “I thought it was important to try to memorialize what those four years were like,” she explained, before noting that “some world leaders might not be happy when they read my book.”

 

“I’m talking to you, Vladimir,” she quipped.

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Here are a few more photos from the event.

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Here are some of Hillary’s events this week to mark on your calendar!  Her book will be released on Tuesday,  and she will be off and running promoting it.

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06/09/14
ABC TV 9 p.m. ET
Appearance: Primetime Special with Diane Sawyer

06/10/14
ABC TV
Appearance: Good Morning America with Robin Roberts

06/10/14
New York NY
Union Square Barnes & Noble
Book signing

06/10/14
Chicago IL
Arie Crown Theater
United Fresh Produce Association and the Food Marketing Institute
Keynote session

06/11/14
Chicago IL
Harris Theater
Chicago Ideas with Mayor Rahm Emmanuel

 

06/12/14

Council on Foreign Relations

Former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton reflects on her career in government.

Watch live on June 12 at 10:00am (EDT)

 

06/12/14

New York NY

World Resources Institute

Courage to Lead Luncheon

 

06/12/14
New York NY
Bronx Zoo
Wildlife Conservation Society Honor
with Chelsea Clinton

Friday, June 13, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Philadelphia Book Signing

Free Library of Philadelphia

 

Friday, June 13, 2014 at 06:00 PM

Washington, DC, Talk

Politics & Prose/George Washington University

 

Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Arlington Book Signing

Costco Pentagon City

 

 

 

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06/10/14
Chicago IL
Arie Crown Theater
United Fresh Produce Association and the Food Marketing Institute
Keynote session

06/11/14
Chicago IL
Harris Theater
Chicago Ideas with Mayor Rahm Emmanuel

 

About the Chicago Ideas event:

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About this Special Engagement

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will take the Chicago Ideas stage to discuss her memoir “Hard Choices.” Clinton will open the event with remarks about the crises, choices and challenges she faced as America’s 67th Secretary of State and how those choices drive her view of the future. An interview with Mayor Rahm Emanuel—including questions from the audience—will follow.

*Ticket purchase includes a signed copy of “Hard Choices.” Books will be available for pick up at the event.

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This is a very good deal! For $50 you get a ticket to see Hillary and a signed copy of her book!

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