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SXU to host lecture about President Harry Truman

2010 Fall John T. Farrell, Sr. Forum is Oct. 14 at Chicago campus

news story imageChicago (Oct. 6, 2010) Saint Xavier University's Renaissance Academy will present its 2010 Fall John T. Farrell, Sr. Forum at 11:30 a.m. on Thurs., Oct. 14 in the Warde Academic Center's Butler Reception Room at the University's Chicago campus, 3700 W. 103rd St.

Laurence Stern, of Glenview, will deliver a lecture titled "The Truman Decisions," with insight and background revealing President Harry Truman's personality, philosophy and values, as well as the importance of Truman's philosophy and how we can apply it to our lives. Stern is a lifelong fan of Truman and has deeply researched his life, presidency, decisions and doctrines. The lecture includes a multimedia presentation with excerpts of Truman's speeches and some of Stern's personal collection of Truman memorabilia. 

The lecture is free and open to the public. A question and answer session will follow. 
The forum is named in honor of John T. Farrell Sr., a senior economic research analyst and deputy branch chief for the Central Intelligence Agency from 1952 to 1979. Farrell and his wife, Lucille, were facilitators at the Renaissance Academy, teaching a class called “Inside Washington” and a writing workshop. After his death in 1994, Lucille gave a contribution to fund the speaker’s bureau in his name.

For more information, please contact Judy Sanberg at (708) 857-8495.



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