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Former Director of Central Intelligence John Deutch will speak at Colby College in Waterville on Sunday, April 14, as part of the Goldfarb Lecture Series. Deutch will discuss the struggle against terrorism at home and abroad. The 7:30 p.m. event will be held in the Page Commons Room of Cotter Union and is open to the public. The lecture will be preceded by the initiation of juniors into the Pi Sigma Alpha political science honor society and the awarding of department honors.
In May 1995 Deutch was sworn in as Director of Central Intelligence following a unanimous vote in the Senate, and he served in the position until December 1996. Previously he was the Deputy Secretary of Defense from March 1994 to May 1995 and the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisitions and Technology from March 1993 to March 1994. Deutch has also held a number of positions in the U.S. Department of Energy and is currently a professor of chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The Goldfarb Lecture Series is sponsored by Colby’s Department of Government through a gift from William Goldfarb ’68. Every year a common theme for the three lectures is chosen by a committee of faculty members and students.