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Some Recent World Affairs Program Speakers:
  • Nicholas Armour, North America Dept head, British Foreign & Commonwealth Office, June 2002
  • Lord John Roper, Liberal Democrat chief whip in the House of Lords, June 2002
  • Rupert Cornwell, Washington bureau chief of The London Independent, June 2002
  • Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Carlson Companies chairman and CEO, June 2002
  • Ian Craig, Technology Group partner, Dorsey & Whitney's London office, June 2002
  • Lord John Alderdice, speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly, April 2002
  • R.W. Apple, New York Times associate editor, April 2002
  • Dagoberto Rodriguez Barrera, chief of the Cuban Interests Section, Embassy of Switzerland, April 2002
  • His Excellency Michael Kergin, Canada's ambassador to the U.S., April 2002
  • Sir Thomas Harris, British consul general in New York and director-general of British Trade and Investment, USA, January 2002
  • Consul General Robert Culshaw, British Consulate, Chicago, November 2001
  • Dr. Shafeeq Ghabra, director of the Kuwait Information Office, November 2001
  • Multinational panel to discuss September 11 attacks with University of Minnesota Humphrey fellows from Mexico, Algeria, Turkmenistan, Kenya and Peru, October 2001
  • Anthony DePalma, New York Times international business correspondent, October 2001
  • William Schulz, executive director of Amnesty International USA, September 2001
  • Dr. Blair Ruble, director of the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, and Dr. Kate Schecter, program officer at the American International Health Alliance, June 2001
  • The Honorable Thomas S. Foley, former U.S. ambassador to Japan (1997-2001), June 2001
  • The Honorable Walter F. Mondale, former U.S. ambassador to Japan (1993-96), June 2001
  • His Excellency Yukio Satoh, Japan's permanent representative to the United Nations, June 2001
  • Chul Huh, first secretary in charge of political affairs at the Korean Embassy; Dr. William Taylor, senior advisor for international security affairs at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; and Joseph Winder, president of the Korea Economic Institute of America, March 2001
  • James Rupert, Washington Post assistant foreign editor for Africa, November 2000
  • His Excellency David Ivry, Israel's Ambassador to the U.S., August 2000
  • Dr. Jorge CastaƱeda, top advisor to Mexican President-elect Vicente Fox and international affairs professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, June 2000
  • Clara Jusidman, secretary of social development, Mexico City, June 2000
  • Jaime Chico, TELMEX vice chairman & CEO, June 2000
  • David Trimble, 1998 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, with Denis Haughey, leading member of Northern Ireland's Social Democratic and Labour Party, February 2000
  • His Excellency Li Zhaoxing, Chinese ambassador to the U.S., January 2000
  • Ann Bancroft and Liv Arnesen, Antarctic explorers, October 1999
  • Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, U.S. ambassador to UN, April 1999

Former Ambassadors to Japan, Walter Mondale and Michael Armacost
Former Ambassadors to Japan, Walter Mondale
and Michael Armacost discuss U.S.-Japan relations.
Moderated by CNN's Garrick Utley

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