WEDNESDAY ★ FEBRUARY 1 ★ 9:30 AM ★ HOOVER INSTITUTION, STANFORD UNIVERSITY
FEATURING SEC. GEORGE P. SHULTZ ★ FREE EVENT ADMISSION
A special program exploring the actions President Nixon took to end segregation in the nation’s schools and peacefully achieve his goal for a more just society.
Dr. Alexander is an associate professor of politics at the University of Virginia and a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. He is currently researching and writing a book on issues of race and the modern conservative movement in America. His previous work has examined the conditions for stable democracy, America’s policy of democratization abroad, and perceptions of the United States abroad after 9/11. He is the author of The Sources of Democratic Consolidation (Cornell University Press, 2002).
Paul H. O’Neill
Mr. O’Neill served as the 72nd Treasury Secretary under George W. Bush after serving as CEO of Alcoa for over decade. He started his career in public service in the Veterans Administration, before joining the Office of Management and Budget, ultimately becoming the White House agency’s Deputy Director.
J. Stanley Pottinger
Mr. Pottinger was Director of the Office of Civil Rights in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and the Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights under President Nixon. Today he is the President of Barnstorm Books and an accomplished author.
George P. Shultz
Before becoming Secretary of State to President Reagan, Dr. Shultz served in three high level cabinet posts for President Nixon including Secretary of Labor, Office of Management and Budget, and Secretary of Treasury. In 1970, he served as Vice Chair of the Presidential Committee that helped end school segregation. In addition to his government posts, Shultz also served as Dean of the University of Chicago Business School and as CEO of the Bechtel Group. In 1989, he became a Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, where he remains today.
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11 Dec 1968, Washington, DC, USA — Original caption: Washington, D.C.: Following television announcement, Pres.-elect Richard Nixon poses with George Shultz, who he named as his choice for Secretary of Labor in the new administration. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS