Grosse Pointe Public Library - Ewald Branch
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Monday, January 29, 2018 from 7-9pm
Hope Elizabeth May, Ph.D., J.D., director of the Center for International Ethics at Central Michigan University will lead discussion and dialogue that connects untold stories of Korea's history of non-violence and independence to current events. She has lectured numerous times in South Korea, and, in 2017,received a Fulbright scholar grant to teach at the Graduate Institute of Peace Studies at Kyunghee University in Namyangiu, South Korea.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 6:15-8pm
Join the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense to discuss the most pressing National Security issues of the day. Dr. Lawrence Korb served as assistant secretary of defense for President Ronald Reagan from 1981 through 1985. In that position, he administered about 70% of the defense budget. He has since called for cuts in Pentagon spending. Dr. Korb has authored, co-authored, edited, or contributed to more than 20 books and written more than 100 articles on national security issues. His books include The Joint Chiefs of Staff: The First Twenty-five Years; The Fall and Rise of the Pentagon; American National Security: Policy and Process, Future Visions for U.S. Defense Policy; Reshaping America’s Military; A New National Security Strategy in an Age of Terrorists, Tyrants, and Weapons of Mass Destruction; Serving America’s Veterans; and Military Reform. Over the past decade, Mr. Korb has made over 2,000 appearances as a commentator on such shows as “The Today Show,” “The Early Show,” “Good Morning America,” “Face the Nation,” “This Week,” “The News Hour,” “Nightline,” “60 Minutes,” “Larry King Live,” “The O’Reilly Factor,” and “Hannity and Colmes.” His more than 100 op-ed pieces have appeared in such major newspapers as The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, Los Angeles Times, and The Boston Globe. Use link above to register for the event. Source: World Affairs Council of Detroit.