Monday, September 20, 2010

NY Times Columnist Bob Herbert Is 2010 Kastenmeier Lecturer At UW-Madison

The annual Kastenmeier Lecture this fall scores a major media speaker.

Details below:

New York Times columnist Bob Herbert will give the annual lecture named after former US Rep. Bob Kastenmeier on Thursday, October 21 at 4 PM at the UW-Madison Law School, Godfrey and Kahn Hall, Room 2260.

The title of Herbert's lecture is "Afghanistan: What Are We Fighting For?"

Explaining his topic, Herbert (bio and columns, here) said:

"In addition to its physical and psychological toll on American service members, the nearly-decade long war in Afghanistan is undermining efforts to fully engage the nation's most serious domestic problems."

Attendees can RSVP online at, click on, or by telephone at 608-890-0140.

The lecture is open to the public, and there is no admission charge.

Parking is recommended in either Lot 7 under the Grainger Hall School of Business at the corner of University Avenue and Brooks Street (entrance on Brooks Street), or in the Lake Street Ramp, on N. Lake Street between State St. and University Ave.

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