How do we ensure that both liberty and security are protected in this age of enhanced surveillance? Senator Wyden is widely recognized as a leading voice in the U.S. Congress for more open and transparent national security policies. His warnings about provisions of the USA Patriot Act and the surveillancepolicies of the National Security Agency have sparked new debates. He will discuss the tension between civil liberties and national security and how we can preserve liberty and security.
Featuring Dara Strolovitch, Princeton and Stanford.
Featuring Fredrik Logevall, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian of the Vietnam War and an alumnus of the University of Oregon. He is John S. Knight Professor of International Studies at Cornell University, where he also serves as vice provost for international affairs and director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies. Logevall’s most recent book Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam, won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for History. Cosponsored by UO Savage Endowment, History Department, and Oregon Humanities Center.
Featuring Dan Tichenor, Wayne Morse Senior Faculty Fellow, and Sid Milkis, University of Virginia. Part of the "We the People? From Seneca Falls to Selma to Stonewall" Public Affairs Speaker Series cosponsored by the UO Department of Political Science.