Thursday, July 10, 2008

Friedman Talks at Purdue on 19 September

Purdue University reports that Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Thomas L. Friedman, the foreign affairs columnist for the New York Times, will speak at Purdue on 19 September about his upcoming book Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution - and How It Can Renew America.

Friedman, whose talk will begin at 7 p.m. in the Elliott Hall of Music on the West Lafayette dampus, has reported on the current Middle East conflicts, the end of the Cold War, U.S. domestic politics and foreign policy, international economics, and the worldwide impact of the terrorist threat.

The speech is free and open to the public, but tickets are required in order to reserve a seat. Tickets can be picked up at the Elliott Hall of Music after 25 August.

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