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Panel to explore relations between United States and Iran

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Lacher, 515-271-3119, lisa.lacher@drake.edu

Gen. William Hauser, Col. Richard Klass and Des Moines area psychiatrist David Drake will present “Shaky Past, Uncertain Future: U.S. – Iran Relations” on Tuesday, Oct. 8, as part of Drake University’s lecture series on the United States and the World.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will start at 4 p.m. in room 310-311 in Olmsted Center, 2875 University Ave.

Hauser served in the U.S. Army from 1954-79. Since retiring from the Army, he has remained involved with the military as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a fellow of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society.

Klass retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1980. He serves as president of the Council for a Livable World’s Veterans’ Alliance for Security and Democracy (CLW-VETPAC) Board of Directors.

Drake, who recently returned from a trip to Iran, is an active member of Physicians for Social Responsibility, a non-profit organization made up of medical and public health professionals who advocate for nuclear arms control and policies.

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.