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H. B. Johnson, Jr. '26 Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series, 1980 - 2001

 File — Box: SF038, Folder: Johnson
Correspondence and memoranda relating to the establishment and ongoing operation of the H. B. Johnson, Jr. '26 Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series, which is funded by a gift from Belton Kleberg Johnson. The first lecture was given in Oct. 1983 by the former President Gerald R. Ford. Subsequent speakers: Helmut Schmidt (1984), Edward Heath (1986), Howard Baker (1988), Gen. William Westmoreland (1990), Margaret Thatcher (1992), Richard Cheney (1993), George H. W. Bush (1996), Christopher Patten (1999), Henry Kissinger (2001).

Also Kirsten Powers "Free Speech on College Campuses." Ray Kelly "A Conversation with Ray Kelly on his Memoir: Vigilance: My Life Serving America and Protecting its Empire City." Retired Four-Star General Keith Alexander "Ethical Dilemmas Facing Leaders in American National Security." Retired Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman "The Bulletproof Mind: Psychological Preparations for Combat." Edward Ayers, Ph.D. "The Shape of the Civil War" Nina Totenberg "The Supreme Court and Its Impact on You." Mr. Edward Viesturs "No Shortcuts to the Top." Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northan


  • 1980 - 2001


From the Series: 75 cubic feet

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Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450