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Frederick Barton at the Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library

Submitted by Marion Fearing on Wed, 04/24/2019 - 5:30pm

Please join us at the  on Wednesday, May 22st at 5:30PM to hear former diplomat Rick Barton discuss his book Peace Works: America's Unifying Role in a Turbulent World. This will a conversation facilitated by Bill Hammond, and Rick Barton will sign copies of his book at the end of the discussion.

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Rick Barton currently teaches at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, where he serves as the co-director of Princeton's Scholars in the Nation's Service Initiatives and Ullman Fellowships. He has served as an American ambassador to the United Nations and the Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees at the U.N., and was the first Assistant Secretary of State for Conflict and Stabilization Operations under President Obama. He has led conflict management initiatives in crisis zones across the globe, in countries as diverse as Haiti, Iraq, Nigeria, and Turkey. Barton has published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Politico, The Boston Globe, and numerous other international outlets. 

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 5:30pm
Event address: 
4 Oak Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Peace Works: America's Unifying Role in a Turbulent World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538113004
Availability: Usually Ships in 2 Days
Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - April 20th, 2018