Presidential Speaker Series: Thomas L. Friedman
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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.