Speaker - Stephen C. Schlesinger

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Stephen C. Schlesinger is currently on leave from the New School in New York City. He served as the university’s director of the World Policy Institute from 1997 to 2006 and was publisher and contributor to the quarterly magazine, World Policy Journal. Mr. Schlesinger received his BA from Harvard University and his JD from Harvard Law School. He spent four years as a staff writer at TIME Magazine and for twelve years served as Governor Mario Cuomo’s speechwriter and foreign policy advisor. Mr. Schlesinger is the author of three books, including "Act of Creation: The Founding of The United Nations," for which he won the 2004 Harry S. Truman Book Award; "Bitter Fruit: The Story of the U.S. Coup in Guatemala" (with Stephen Kinzer), cited as one of the New York Times’ “notable books” for 1982; and "The New Reformers." He is a specialist on the foreign policy of the Clinton and Bush administrations and a frequent contributor to magazines and newspapers, including the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Nation, and New York Observer.

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The Future of the United Nations

11.18.06 | 00:57:40 min | 1 comment