Pervez Musharraf to speak at Distinguished Lecture Series

May 2, 2009

The 2010 series will be held at the Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach

The Distinguished Lecturer Series of Vero Beach has announced its list of speakers for its 12th season in 2010.

All lectures take place on Riverside Theatre’s Stark Mainstage with a live simulcast on the Waxlax Stage. Lectures are at 4 and 6 p.m.

Series seats still are available on the Waxlax Stage. Subscriptions for the Waxlax Stage are $200.

For more information, call the box office at (772) 231-6990 or (800) 445-6745.

Riverside Theatre is at 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach.

The speakers are:

Vernon Jordan, special counsel to President Bill Clinton, on Jan. 11. Jordan became the director of the United Negro College Fund in 1970 and president of the National Urban League from 1972 to 1981. After his tenure, he moved to Washington, D.C., and into private law practice.

Karl Rove, political analyst, Feb. 8. A commentator with Fox News, Rove writes a regular column for Newsweek and The Wall Street Journal. A member of the President George W. Bush’s inner circle, Rove has been called a master strategist/architect of many winning political campaigns.

President Pervez MusharrafFormer Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, on March 8. According to Time magazine, Musharraf held “the world’s most dangerous job” as president of Pakistan from 2001 to 2008. Prior to ascension in the political forum, he was named Army chief of staff and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Mitt Romney, former governor of Massachusetts, on April 5. Romney was a leading candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008. Elected governor in 2002, he presided over a dramatic reversal of state fortunes and a period of sustained economic expansion without raising taxes or increasing debt.



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