Bill Clinton to Speak At Lewis Katz Memorial at Temple University

List includes Rendell, Booker, Kearns Goodwin, Snider, and Cosby.

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The speakers have been announced for Wednesday’s 11 a.m. memorial service for Lewis Katz at Temple University, and former President Bill Clinton is on the list.

The complete list, as provided by Temple University:


Neil D. Theobald, President, Temple University

Rabbi Aaron Krupnick, Congregation Beth El

Patrick J. O’Connor, Chair, Temple University Board of Trustees

Gov. Edward G. Rendell

President William J. Clinton

Gov. Thomas W. Corbett

Sen. Cory A. Booker

Mayor Michael A. Nutter

William K. Marimow, Editor, Philadelphia Inquirer

Doris Kearns Goodwin, Author

Ed Snider, Owner, Philadelphia Flyers

William H. Cosby, Temple University Board of Trustees

Ethan Silver, Grandson

Melissa Silver, Daughter

Drew A. Katz, Son

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  • Michael A

    What an idiotic, gratuitous, irrelevant shot at Bill Cosby. He like the other speakers will be there to honor Mr. Katz. All of them great friends of this city and of Temple U. Bill and Lew are/were incredible philanthropists.
    Moronic comment.

    • JofreyRice

      yeah, i am a big fan of Bill Cosby with my wife, but I was saddened and shocked to hear of the allegations about him slipping drugs into women’s drinks and then interfering with them. I think about the way he played on Fat Albert and provided kids with pudding pops, and it’s hard to understand how he could have done those things.

  • buzzbye

    Minus Bill Cosby whom I admire and respect this a liberal love me and gag me fest. How despicable

    • Rick Carel

      Gov. Thomas W. Corbett is a liberal? Who knew!

  • David Nelson

    It’s a memorial service. It is inappropriate for negative natter.

  • Poytszi

    Mayor Nuttercase will be there? Wow….

  • JofreyRice

    wow! he must have been rich == important