CRN Conference ‘Breakfast With...’ Session to Feature Renowned Presidential Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin—Saturday Session is a Must-Attend

Washington, D.C., August 8, 2016—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, is pleased to announce that world-renowned presidential historian, public speaker and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Ph.D., will headline the popular “Breakfast With…” session at The Conference: CRN’s Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry. This event takes place Oct. 26–29 in tandem with The Workshop: CRN’s Day of Science, at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, in Dana Point, California.

During the “Breakfast with…” session, to be held Saturday morning, Oct. 29, the final day of The Conference, Ms. Goodwin, a globally recognized scholar of the U.S. Executive branch, will share insights on the current political landscape, interpreting its unique and unprecedented character in the context of history.

“This breakfast address promises to offer an elegant alternative to the election year chatter,” Steve Mister, president and CEO, CRN, explains. “No matter where they rest on the political spectrum, attendees will find themselves captivated by Ms. Goodwin as she decodes the events of the past year with authoritative grace.”

With a career spanning over forty years, Ms. Goodwin has become well-known for her frequent appearances and commentary on NBC, MSNBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, CNN, Meet the Press, The Charlie Rose Show, as well as for her award-winning and best-selling books: The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism; Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln; No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II; Wait Till Next Year: A Memoir, Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream;and The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga. 

Ms. Goodwin’s address will be followed by one additional closing session, to be announced soon. Find out more and register at:

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