Join us for a book talk hosted by the Burkle Center.
Gen. Wesley K. Clark will discuss his latest book A Time to Lead, for Duty, Honor, and Country. (Published by Palgrave Macmillan available September 4, 2007.) The talk will be followed by a Q & A section and a book signing.
Brief Bio: Gen. Clark is a Senior Fellow at the Burkle Center for the 2006-2007 and 2007-2008 academic years. As Senior Fellow, Gen. Clark guest lectures, helps develop the annual Burkle Center conference, writes articles, and supports the Center's initiatives. Born in 1944 in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, Gen. Clark distinguished himself early as an athlete and a scholar, leading his high school swimming team to a state championship and graduating first in his class from West Point. In 1966, he was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University, where he earned a Masters Degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics. During thirty-four years of service in the United States Army Gen. Clark rose to the rank of four-star general as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe. After his retirement in 2000, he became an investment banker, author, commentator, and businessman. In September 2003 he answered the call to stand as a Democratic candidate for President of the United States, where his campaign won the state of Oklahoma and launched him to national prominence before he returned to the private sector in February 2004.
Copies of his book will be available for sale along with some of his older titles. Parking is available in lots 3 and 5, $8.
Sponsor(s): Burkle Center for International Relations
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