Bill Bradley to speak on Russia's past and future
Posted December 3, 2008; 06:19 p.m.
Former U.S. senator and Princeton alumnus Bill Bradley will deliver a lecture titled "Russia: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
Bradley represented New Jersey in the U.S. Senate from 1979 to 1997 and, in 2000, contended for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States.
Bradley has written six books on American politics, culture and the economy, including his latest book, "The New American Story." He currently hosts "American Voices," a weekly show on Sirius Satellite Radio that highlights the accomplishments of Americans both famous and unknown. Bradley also currently is a managing director of the investment firm Allen & Co. He has been a visiting professor at Stanford University, the University of Notre Dame and the University of Maryland.
A famed scholar-athlete at Princeton, Bradley graduated in 1965 and earned a Rhodes Scholarship. He won an Olympic gold medal and two National Basketball Association championships and was elected to the National Basketball Hall of Fame in 1982.
The event is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Office of Community and Regional Affairs. A reception with refreshments will immediately follow Bradley's lecture.