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Authors & Insights: Mark Salter and Sen. Joe Lieberman

Join us for our next Authors & Insights Book Talk Series virtual event.


Authors & insights book talk series

Join the McCain Institute for International Leadership for the next installment of its book talks virtual series on Tuesday, Oct. 20. This event will feature Senator John McCain’s longtime advisor, co-author and friend Mark Salter, and McCain Institute Trustee and former U.S. Senator Joseph I. Lieberman as they discuss Salter’s newest book, The Luckiest Man: Life with John McCain – a deeply personal and candid memoir of working for Sen. McCain.

Mark Salter has collaborated with John McCain on all seven of their books, including The Restless Wave, Faith of My Fathers, Worth the Fighting For, Why Courage Matters, Character Is Destiny, Hard Call, and Thirteen Soldiers. For 18 years, Salter served as Sen. McCain’s speechwriter and advisor in both the U.S. Senate and on the campaign trail.

Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman is now senior counsel at the law firm of Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP in New York. He was a member of the U.S. Senate from Connecticut for 24 years. Before his election to the Senate in 1988, Sen. Lieberman served 10 years in the Connecticut State Senate and six years as Connecticut’s attorney general. In 2000, he was the Democratic candidate for vice president of the United States.


Have a question for Mark Salter and his new book? Submit your questions by emailing [email protected] and tune in during the event for answers.

While the U.S. faces a range of challenges these days – both here at home and on the world stage – the McCain Institute maintains that all of them can be met by reaffirming character-driven leadership. To bolster its message, the Institute hosts the Authors & Insights Book Talk Series. Through this “reverse book tour,” Institute leaders interview authors of important newly-released books on American politics, policy, and leadership with the intention to engage the American people in a dialogue that affirms the importance of character-driven leadership and America’s leadership in the international community. The result will be a blueprint for a brighter future.

Oct 20, 2020