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In 2012, the Tribune Chronicle, a successor to the Trump of Fame, will celebrate 200 years of newspaper journalism in Trumbull County. Next year, the Tribune Chronicle will hold a yearlong lecture series. We have reached out to native sons who have made significant contributions through their careers in media, entertainment, business and sports.

Join us at Packard Music Hall as they share their stories and success!

More information about our Lecture Series, can be found here.

Tickets for "It All Started Here" are $23 ($20+$3 shipping) for the individual performances.

All appearances are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at the Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren.



Five Trumbull County natives will help the Tribune Chronicle celebrate its 200th anniversary in 2012 by returning home to talk about their experiences and reminiscence.

They are radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt, former Compaq and MCI CEO Michael Capellas, New York Met opera singer Gary Lehman, pro football Hall of Famer Paul Warfield, and actor / director Austin Pendleton.

The series is part of a year of concerts, festivals and events planned by the Tribune Chronicle.

Austin Pendleton
Thursday, September 13
Austin Pendleton is an American film, television and stage actor, a playwright, and a theater director and instructor.
Pendleton was born in Warren, the son of Frances Manchester Pendleton, a professional actress, and Thorn Pendleton, who ran a tool company. Pendleton is a graduate of Yale University, where he was a member of Scroll and Key Society. As a stage actor, he has appeared in "The Last Sweet Days of Isaac", for which he won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Performance and an Obie Award, "The Diary of Anne Frank", "Grand Hotel", "Goodtime Charley", "The Little Foxes", "Fiddler on the Roof", and "Up from Paradise."


Hugh Hewitt - Click here for story
Thursday, January 26
Hugh Hewitt attended John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Warren, and Harvard University, and graduated cum laude with a B.A. in government. He worked as a ghostwriter for Richard Nixon before studying at the University of Michigan Law School. Hewitt received his J.D. degree, then clerked for Judges Roger Robb and George MacKinnon on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Hewitt also worked in the Reagan administration in the late 1980s.
Hewitt is currently a nationally syndicated radio talk show host, lawyer, academic and author. He is also a law professor at Chapman University School of Law.

Michael D. Capellas
Tuesday, April 24
Michael David Capellas, is viewed as one of the leading technology thought leaders of our time. He was CEO of Compaq and President of Hewlett Packard. He oversaw the transition of Worldcom. Currently he is chairman of VCE, the Virtual Computing Environment Company and a senior advisor to KKR and Deutsche Bank.
Capellas, a Warren G. Harding High School graduate, was inducted into the Warren City Schools Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame. He graduated from Kent State University. He serves on the Board of Directors of Cisco and national board of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, where he applies his love of technology to help children in need.

Gary Lehman - Click here for story
Tuesday, May 15
Gary Lehman graduated from Niles McKinley High School and received his bachelor of music degree from the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University and then continued his studies at Indiana University. Lehman’s phenomenal rise to international prominence as one of the world’s premiere Heldentenors was ignited by his exciting 2008 Metropolitan Opera debut as Tristan in "Tristan und Isolde." Lehman is currently engaged with the London Philharmonic and the Metropolitan Opera.

Paul D. Warfield
Thursday, July 12
Paul Dryden Warfield was born in Warren. He is a former professional American football wide receiver. He played for the Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, Memphis Southmen WFL, and ended his career with the Cleveland Browns. Warfield graduated from Warren G. Harding High School then from The Ohio State University where he shined as a two time all Big 10 halfback and as a track team sprinter, jumper and hurdler. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and Ohio State inducted him into its Varsity O Hall of Fame for both his football and track accomplishments. He earned a M.A. degree from Kent State University and worked for WKYC in Cleveland as a sportscaster. He also worked as a scout and football front office executive.

For more information contact Sue Shafer, Tribune Chronicle Community Events Coordinator at 330-841-1696 or

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