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A Conversation with Leon Panetta

Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm-7:30 pm

The Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture presentsA Conversation with Leon PanettaPart of the Meyer & Renee Luskin Lecture SeriesFrom his tenure as Congressional Chairman and President Clinton’s Chief of Staff to serving as President Obama’s Secretary of Defense and Director of the CIA, Leon Panetta has had an exemplary career as a public servant dedicated to the power of political participation tobring about positive change.On the occasion of the 2015 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at UCLA, Panetta will speak to the principles and philosophy that guided Pearl’s life as a journalist and will discuss his recent book Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace. He will discuss his experience in government and how it aligns with Pearl’s conviction that journalism can play a critical role in increasing understanding across cultural barriers. Journalist Jim Newton will moderate the discussion.A reception precedes the program.Presented in partnership with the Daniel Pearl Foundation and the Yitzhak Rabin Hillel Center for Jewish Life at UCLA. Event informationMonday, March 30, 20155:00 p.m. Reception5:45 p.m. ProgramUCLA Schoenberg Hall445 Charles E. Young Drive EastLos Angeles, California 90095On-site parking is available for $12Public transit: Big Blue Bus and MetroRSVP required.Please respond by March 25 or contact us for more information:leonpanettaucla.eventbrite.com • 310-206-8034


Mar 30
5:00 pm-7:30 pm
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TBA Public Affairs Building
337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States


UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs