Baldacci to speak at U.Va.
University Programs Councils Thomas Jefferson Lecture Series
will present best-selling author David Baldacci on April 10 at
8 p.m. in McLeod Auditorium. His talk will be followed by a reception
and book-signing session.
a graduate of the U.Va. School
of Law, is a former trial and corporate lawyer. He has published
six novels, often involving classic dilemmas, interesting confrontations
and ordinary people close to powerful epicenters, including Absolute
Power, Total Control, The Winner, The Simple Truth, Saving Faith,
and Wish You Well. Absolute Power, his first best
seller, was made into a major motion picture starring Clint Eastwood
and Gene Hackman.
Thomas Jefferson Visiting Lecture Series invites speakers who
demonstrate outstanding leadership in their field, fulfill the
Jeffersonian concept of education and whose presence will provoke
academic thought about current issues among the University community.
Following Jeffersons ideal, the speaker interacts with students
and faculty in classroom and seminar settings, along with giving
one formal speech. Previous speakers include Maya Angelou, Robert
F. Kennedy Jr., and Marsha Gillespie, editor of Ms. magazine and
educator about the global impact of AIDS.
Baldacci lecture is free and open to the public. For information,
contact David Yott at 924-3286 or visit www.virginia.edu/~programs.