When the University of Missouri at Kansas City was looking for a celebrity speaker to headline its gala luncheon marking the opening of a women’s hall of fame, one name came to mind: Hillary Rodham Clinton.
But when the former secretary of state’s representatives quoted a fee of $275,000, officials at the public university balked. “Yikes!” one e-mailed another.
So the school turned to the next best option: her daughter, Chelsea.
The university paid $65,000 for Chelsea Clinton’s brief appearance Feb. 24, 2014, ....
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Price Matters Even When Booking A Clinton To Speak
Posted By Milton Recht
From The Washington Post, "A college balks at Hillary Clinton’s fee, so books Chelsea for $65,000 instead" by Philip Rucker and Rosalind S. Helderman:
Posted 6/30/2015 11:46:00 AM