Archives for "Government and organizations"


January 20, 1999 10:49 am

Jonathan Schell to discuss presidential impeachment

Noted writer Jonathan Schell, author of a series of commentaries on the impeachment of President Clinton for The Nation magazine, will discuss “Why Impeachment? Why Not?” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


October 2, 1998 1:44 pm

Maine gubernatorial candidates to debate at Bates

Maine’s five candidates for governor will discuss their views in a televised debate at Bates College Friday, Oct. 16, at 9 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is by ticket only. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting Monday, Oct. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bates College Office of Special Projects, 163 Wood Street, Lewiston. No phone reservations will be accepted.


September 23, 1998 2:01 pm

William Blum to speak on U.S. foreign policy

William Blum, author of “The CIA: A Forgotten History” and “Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II,” will discuss “U.S. Foreign Policy: A Study in Hypocrisy” Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Series lecture free of charge.


September 18, 1998 1:44 pm

Woodrow Wilson Fellow to discuss developing nations and World Bank

Gretchen M. Handwerger of the World Bank, a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow at Bates College, will discuss The Developing Nations and the World Bank Monday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


August 13, 1998 3:21 pm

Oliphant's political cartoons on display

Political cartoons featuring the late U.S. Sen. and Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie drawn by nationally syndicated cartoonist Pat Oliphant will be on display in the Muskie Room of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College through May 30. The public is invited to view the exhibit free of charge weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 207-786-6354.


March 24, 1998 4:12 pm

'Africa Peace Tour' to mirror Clinton's visit to Africa, make a stop at Bates

As part of its visit to New England, an “Africa Peace Tour” sponsored by The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), will make a stop at Bates April 1 at 4 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the program free of charge.


December 1, 1997 11:27 am

Russian arms control expert to speak on military reform and law

The president of the Moscow Public Science Foundation will discuss “Management, Military Reform and Law (Local Government)” at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 4, in the Muskie Archives.


October 3, 1997 8:31 am

Czech nation builder to speak

Ladislav Venys, at the center of numerous nation-building efforts in the Czech Republic, will discuss the evolving role of NATO in Europe at 7:30 p.m. October 20, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.


October 3, 1997 8:25 am

Belgrade visitors to speak at Bates

Two leading human rights activists from Belgrade will discuss the current political situation in Yugoslavia at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. As part of their week-long visit to Bates, Obrad Savic and Natasha Lazovic will also show a film, Predictions of Fire, at 7 p.m. Oct. 8, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.


September 23, 1997 10:53 am

Welfare reform advisers to lecture at Bates

Peter Edelman, a Clinton-administration appointee who recently resigned in protest over the new national welfare law, and Kevin Concannon, commissioner of the Maine Department of Human Services and a welfare-reform supporter, will discuss the implications of welfare reform on the national and state level at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The presentation, sponsored by the Bates Democrats student organization, is open to the public without charge.