Presidential Speaker Series: Thomas L. Friedman
New York Times columnist, best-selling author, and three-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Journalism
That Used to Be Us: A Crucial Time for America and the Role Education Must Play
Featuring Thomas L. Friedman
September 4, 2012
McCarthey Athletic Center
Thomas Friedman witnesses significant forces at work within and between cultures while traveling the world as a journalist. His writings reveal insightful and astute observations of human industry and creativity, and a unique ability to understand and describe important social phenomena in a language for listeners and readers. Friedman’s commentary on politics, education, industry, economics and economic competitiveness, energy dependence and globalization are impacting the perspectives of leaders across the globe.