The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. Welcomes
On November 9, 2021, Michael R. Beschloss, award-winning author and presidential historian for NBC News, will interview David M. Rubenstein on his third book, THE AMERICAN EXPERIMENT: Dialogues on a Dream. Mr. Rubenstein is Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of The Carlyle Group, and is the current Chairman of the Economic Club.

The conversation will focus on The American Experiment, exploring the diverse make-up of our country’s DNA through interviews Mr. Rubenstein conducted with Pulitzer Prize-winning historians, diplomats, music legends and sports giants. The book brings the American spirit to life, revealing the setbacks, suffering, resilience, ingenuity, and social movements that continue to shape our vision of what America is and what it can be. It is a powerful and inspirational reminder of this country’s promise.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 
Program – 8:15 – 9:45 a.m. ET  
All video cameras must be set up by 8 a.m. ET
Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown
999 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

Include name, media affiliation and attach a copy of your vaccination record card.  

After registering you will receive a confirmation with information to access the program.

A recording will be posted to the Economic Club Website shortly after the event.
*For questions, contact Seth Kwiecien or Judi Irastorza at

If attending in person, please email a picture of your vaccination card to
Your vaccination card will be deleted upon verification.
The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. Established in 1986 as a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization created to strengthen ties among the diverse and growing business community based in metropolitan Washington, D.C., and with the diplomatic community, The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. promotes global awareness of the pivotal role Washington plays in the national and world economies. Its goals are twofold: to provide a prominent forum where eminent global leaders can share their insights about major issues of the day; and to promote a robust peer community for the area’s top executives. Today the Economic Club has over 900 members representing businesses and organizations operating all over the United States and abroad. Featured speakers in recent years have included the Presidents of the United States, Colombia, and Panama; the Prime Ministers of Finland, Israel and Singapore; a former Prime Minister of Great Britain; Speakers of the U.S. House of Representatives; heads of the Federal Reserve Board; every Secretary of the Treasury since 1986; other Cabinet members and government officials; and leaders of Fortune Global 100 corporations. David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of The Carlyle Group, is the current Chairman.