President’s Lecture Series

President’s Lecture Series

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When: 
Jun 13, 20112:00 PM
Where: 
1849 C Street, NW Washington DC 20240

The Future of U.S. Foreign PolicyDate: June 13, 2011

Time: 2:00 pm

Location: Yates Auditorium, US Department of Interior, 1849 C Street, NW Washington DC 20240

Senator Chuck HagelCo-Chairman of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board

Chuck Hagel is a Distinguished Professor at Georgetown University and the University of Nebraska at Omaha.  He is Chairman of The Atlantic Council; a member of the Secretary of Defense’s Policy Board and Secretary of Energy’s Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future; Co-Chair of the President’s 100,000 Strong Initiative’s Advisory Committee; and is a member of Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) board of directors.  He also serves on the Board of Directors of Chevron Corporation; the Advisory Boards of Deutsche Bank Americas; Corsair Capital; M.I.C. Industries; is a Director of the Zurich Holding Company of America; and is a Senior Advisor to McCarthy Capital Corporation.

Hagel served two terms in the United States Senate (1997-2009) representing the state of Nebraska.  Hagel was a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations; Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; and Intelligence Committees.  He Chaired the Foreign Relations International Economic Policy, Export and Trade Promotion Subcommittee; and the Banking Committee’s International Trade and Finance; and Securities Subcommittees.  Hagel also served as the Chairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China and the Senate Climate Change Observer Group.

Hagel is the author of America: Our Next Chapter, a straight forward examination of the current state of our nation that provides substantial proposals for the challenges of the 21st century.

Directions to the Department of Interior

  • RED LINE: to the Farragut North Station.  Take the exit marked K Street.  At street level, you will be at the corner of Connecticut Avenue and K Streets.  Proceed straight ahead (toward the park across the street) and cross K Street.  The street you are now on is 17th Street. Keep on 17th Street (away from Farragut Square and toward the White House) to New York Avenue (you will cross Pennsylvania Ave).  Turn right on New York Avenue and go one block to 18th Street.  Turn left on 18th Street and continue on 18th Street to C Street.  The Department of the Interior is on the right at the corner of 18th and C Streets. Enter at the C Street entrance; the Yates Auditorium is immediately to your right. This is approximately 15 minutes from the Metro station.
  • BLUE LINE: to the Farragut West Station. Take the exit marked 18th Street". At street level, you will be at the corner of 18th and Eye (I) Streets. Go to the right and proceed down 18th Street (away from Farragut Square and toward H Street and the White House) for approximately 7 blocks. The Department of the Interior is on the right at the corner of 18th and C Streets. Enter at the C Street entrance and the Main Auditorium is immediately to your right. This is approximately 10 minutes from the Metro station.
  • ACCESSIBLE ENTRANCE: E Street (cross streets 18th & E).  Please note that the accessible entrance is different from the main entrance and is located at 18th and E Streets. This entrance will be before you get to the C Street entrance. When through security, take the third elevator bank, down to the 1st floor. Once on the first floor, continue south on the main corridor, till you reach the C street lobby, once in the lobby, the auditorium will be on the left.

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