Luchinsky Lecturer: Mary Beth Long
This Thursday, March 25th, former US Assistant Secretary of Defense Mary Beth Long will be speaking at The State Theatre from 8-9PM – for free! Long has been an extremely influential woman in terms of our nation’s security. She’s helped with the U.S.-Iraq status-of-forces agreement negotiations, missile defense agreements with the Czech Republic and Poland, and she’s helped improve relations with Middle Eastern allies. Long formulated the US response to Russia’s invasion of Georgia and has helped to cut down Taliban’s narcotics revenue, just to name a few things.
Long is the 15th speaker in the annual Mark Luchinisky Memorial Lecture series. Former speakers include Kurt Angle, 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist in Wrestling; Peter Klein, Professor and former CBS News Producer; and even our very own JoePa, among many other impressive people.
Come on out Thursday to listen to Long’s lecture, entitled “Terrorism, Nukes, and Cyber Warfare: Are We Prepared?” Learn a thing or two from someone who knows a thing or two!
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