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Accomplished author Karna Small Bodman to speak at Optimist Club meeting Aug. 15

Accomplished author Karna Small Bodman to speak at Optimist Club meeting Aug. 15

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The Optimist Club of Del Mar-Solana Beach recently announced that Karna Small Bodman, author and keynote speaker, will present “Turning White House Experience into International Thrillers” at the monthly Optimist dinner meeting on Wednesday, Aug.15 at Lomas Santa Fe Country Club.

Bodman served in the Reagan White House, first as Deputy Press Secretary and later as Senior Director of the National Security Council where she had almost daily meetings with the President. When she left to accept a position in the private sector, she was the highest-ranking woman on the White House staff.

Bodman also worked for 15 years as a TV...

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