Max Rosenn Lecture Series in Law and Humanities: Senator Richard Lugar
April 27 | Dorothy Dickson Darte Center
4/27/2014 7:30:00 PM-
Senator Richard Lugar
- Distinguished Former Senator, Senior Statesman, and Authority on Foreign Affairs
- 2013 recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Senator Lugar will speak on his primary areas of expertise - foreign policy, arms reduction and also agricultural and energy independence issues.
Sunday, April 27, 2014 | 7:30 p.m.
Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts
Corners of South River Street and South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
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The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Rebecca Van Jura at (570) 408-4306.
About the Speaker:
Richard Lugar is the President of the Lugar Center, a non-profit organization focusing on nuclear non-proliferation, food security, and other critical issues. Lugar also recently announced the creation of the Lugar Academy at the University of Indianapolis, which includes a Washington semester internship program for UIndy students and other student leaders. Lugar was also recently named a Professor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar at the new School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University.
A fifth generation Hoosier who left office as the longest serving member of Congress in Indiana history, Lugar is recognized as a gifted local and state leader, as well as a respected national and international statesman. During his tenure in the United States Senate, he exercised leadership on critical issues such as food security, nuclear non-proliferation, energy independence and free trade. He holds 46 honorary degrees from colleges and universities in 15 states and the District of Columbia, and was the fourth person ever named Outstanding Legislator by the American Political Science Association.
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