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Biological Weapons Expert Judith Miller, Co-Author of "Germs," Will Speak at U.Va. Nov. 18

November 12, 2001 -- New York Times reporter Judith Miller, co-author of the best-selling book "Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War," will speak about bioterrorism on Sunday, Nov. 18, at a public forum sponsored by the University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs. Her talk will be at 4 p.m. in the U.Va. Chemistry Building Auditorium on McCormick Road.

Miller, a leading expert on bioterrorism and biological weapons as well as the Middle East, has reported extensively from throughout the world. She served as the New York Times Cairo bureau chief from 1983 to 1986.

She is also the author of "God Has Ninety-Nine Names: Reporting from a Militant Middle East" and "One, By One, By One," a highly praised account of how people in six nations have distorted the memory of the Holocaust. She was also co-author of "Saddam Hussein and the Crisis in the Gulf," the first comprehensive account of the Gulf crisis. She is a sought-after guest on many national television news and public affairs shows and frequently lectures throughout the country.

For additional information please contact the Miller Center at (434) 924-7236.

CONTACT: Bob Brickhouse, (434) 924-6856.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (804) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (804) 924-7550.
SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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