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Lecture to explore maintaining U.S. safety, preserving American values

October 13, 2008
MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lacher, 515-271-3119,

Army intelligence expert Lt. Col. Stephen Abraham will present "Keeping America Safe and Safeguarding American Values" Tuesday, Oct. 28, as part of Drake University's "United States and the World" lecture series.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will start at 12:30 p.m. in Bulldog Theater in Olmsted Center, 2875 University Ave.

A civilian lawyer, Stephen Abraham has 22 years of Army intelligence experience with the Army Reserve.

In 2004, he was the first military officer to publicly object to the proceedings and legal basis for the first military tribunals planned for Guantanamo detainees.

The "United States and the World" lecture series is sponsored by Drake's Center for Global Citizenship in cooperation with the National Security Network.

For more information about the event, call 515-271-2117.

The schedule for the rest of the series is available online.