NEWS ADVISORY: ‘China Rising, ‘ E.N. Thompson Forum – Wednesday, Nov. 10, Simulcast in the University of Nebraska at Kearney Communications Center, Room 101

Dr. John Anderson
American Democracy Project coordinator, 308.865.8171

“China Rising:
Good News or Bad News for U.S. Workers, Consumers and Investors?”

Chuck Hagel and Chinese Ambassador Zhang Yesui

Charles and Linda Wilson Dialogue on Domestic Issues

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 – 7:00 p.m.

The lecture will be simultaneously broadcast in Room 101 in the Communications Center at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Parking is available in the Frank House parking lot.

All faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend.

From the E.N. Thompson website
Chuck Hagel served two terms in the United States Senate, from 1997-2009, representing the state of Nebraska. He was a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations, Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, and Intelligence committees. He also served as the chairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China and the Senate Climate Change Observer Group.

Hagel is a distinguished professor at Georgetown University and the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He is co-chairman of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board; Chairman of the Atlantic Council; a member of the Secretary of Defense’s Policy Board and Secretary of Energy’s Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future; and is a member of Public Broadcasting Service board of directors. He is also the author of “America: Our Next Chapter,” an examination of the current state of the nation that provides substantial proposals for the challenges of the 21st century.

Prior to his election to the U.S. Senate, Hagel was president of McCarthy & Company, an investment banking firm in Omaha, Nebraska. He is a Vietnam combat veteran and former Deputy Administrator of the Veterans Administration.

Globalization is the topic for the lectures in this year’s E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues. The lectures will explore the complexities of globalization, as well as “revisit globalization’s promise.”

For more information the series, see the E.N. Thompson website.

If you have questions or would like more information, contact John Anderson at or 308-865-8171.

John Anderson, Coordinator
American Democracy Project at UNK –