The 76th Alfred E Smith Dinner
The Javits Center Expansion
429 11th Avenue
New York, NY
Thursday, October 21, 2021
The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, 66th Secretary of State of the United States, was this year’s Keynote Speaker for the 76th Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, The dinner was held on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at the Javits Center Expansion.
Secretary Rice shared the dais with Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York. This year’s “Happy Warrior” award recipient was Mr. Frank Bennack, Jr who received his award from Mary Callahan Erdos, Vice-Chair of the Alfred E Smith Foundation. The evening also featured a prerecorded video by President George W. Bush, a former Keynote Speaker who wore a T-shirt with a tuxedo print on the front.
Maria Bartiromo was the MC for the evening.