June 30, 2015

First Inouye Institute Lecture Series Features Powell, Albright

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NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell will moderate the discussion with the former secretaries of state.

Former U.S. Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell will kick off a distinguished lecture series July 8 at the UH Manoa Campus Center.

The moderator will be Andrea Mitchell, chief foreign affairs correspondent with NBC News.

The Daniel K. Inouye Institute Fund, a program of the Hawaii Community Foundation, and the University of Hawaii announced Friday that the Library of Congress will host the distinguished lecture series.

“Highlighting the importance Dan Inouye placed on bipartisanship and moral courage, the first annual lecture, in a series of five, will address shared values in U.S. foreign policy,” says a press release.

Inouye, who died in 2012, served Hawaii in the U.S. Senate for decades.

Albright was secretary of state under President Bill Clinton and Powell was secretary of state under President George W. Bush.

The free public lecture will be live streamed to the second floor of the UH Mānoa Campus Center, as well as on this website.

The event will also be live-tweeted via the Kluge Center’s and Inouye Institute’s twitter accounts: @KlugeCtr and @DKIInstitute (#Inouye).