Political Science

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Whitworth Presents Fourth Lecture of Annual Great Decisions Lecture Series

The 45th annual Great Decisions lecture series at Whitworth University features five speakers who focus on political, cultural and economic subjects of interest to the international community. The program explores issues Americans can expect to deal with in the new millennium.

The fourth lecture of the series will feature Norman Thorpe, who will speak about Korean security issues. The lecture will take place Thursday, March 14, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the Music Building Recital Hall at Whitworth University. The lecture is free and open to the public. The lecture series background book, Great Decisions 2002, is available at the Whitworth Bookstore. For more information, please call (509) 777-3270.

Thorpe holds a master's degree in Korean studies from the University of Washingtonn and currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at Whitworth University, where he teaches a course on contemporary Korea. Thorpe lived in Korea for more than 10 years and was a reporter for the Asian Wall Street Journal for four of those years.

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