SOLD OUT! James Comey will Present his New Hardcover ~ A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

SOLD OUT EVENT OVERVIEW:  James Comey, Former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will Present his New Hardcover Memoir A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership.

On November 11, 2017, President Donald Trump called James Comey, Former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director a political hack "proven now to be a liar."  Comey responded by quoting from an 1855 sermon by the Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon: "If you want truth to go round the world you must hire an express train to pull it; but if you want a lie to go round the world, it will fly."

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In his forthcoming Book, James Comey, Former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions.  His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.

James Comey served as Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 2013 to 2017, appointed to the post by President Barack Obama.  He previously served as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and the U.S. Deputy Attorney General in the Administration of President George W. Bush (43).  From prosecuting the Mafia and Martha Stewart to helping change the Bush Administration's policies on torture and electronic surveillance, overseeing the Hillary Rodham Clinton E-Mail investigation as well as ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, Comey has been involved in some of the most consequential cases and policies of recent history.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  On September 04, 2013, James Comey was sworn in as the 7th Director of the FBI.

A Yonkers, New York native, James Comey attended the College of William and Mary and the University of Chicago Law School.  After Law School, Comey returned to New York and joined the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York as an Assistant U.S. Attorney.  There, he took on numerous crimes, most notably Organized Crime in the case of the United States v. John Gambino, et al.  Afterwards, Comey became an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, where he prosecuted the high-profile case that followed the 1996 terrorist attack on the U.S. military's Khobar Towers in Khobar, Saudi Arabia.

Comey returned to New York after 09/11/2001 to become the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.  At the end of 2003, he was tapped to be the Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice (DOJ) under then, U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft and moved to the Washington, D.C. area.  Comey left DOJ in 2005 to serve as General Counsel and Senior Vice President at Defense contractor Lockheed Martin.  5 Years later, he joined Bridgewater Associates, a Connecticut-based Investment Fund, as its General Counsel.  In early 2013, Comey became a Lecturer in Law, a Senior Research Scholar, and Hertog Fellow in National Security Law at Columbia Law School.

SOLD OUT DATE & TIME:  Friday, May 25, 2018, at 7:30 PM.  Doors OPEN at 6:00 PM.  This Event is General Admission Seating.

SOLD OUT LOCATION:  A Rainy Day Books Author Event at Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64111

SOLD OUT EVENT FORMAT:  James Comey, Former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will Present his New Hardcover Memoir A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership, and discuss his life's work.

SOLD OUT ADMISSION PACKAGE (ADMITS ONE):  $35.00 plus Sales Tax, Includes One Hardcover of A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership and One Admission Ticket.  There will be NO Author Autographing of Books at this Event.

THIS AUTHOR EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

PLEASE NOTE:  We will automatically have your Admission Packages held at the Will-Call Table of this Event if you are unable pick them up ahead of time.  Lost Admission Tickets are not replaceable, you must have your Admission Ticket to enter this Event.

DISCLAIMER:  All Author Event sales are final and non-refundable.  Kansas Sales Tax is charged on all Orders, regardless of destination.

Event date: 
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Uptown Theater
3700 Broadway Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
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