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Cuba -- 9/28 Daypass - The US and Cuba: A Troubled Relationship
Join us for a Taste of Cuba - light fare and music after the lecture. During his 35-year Foreign Service career, Ambassador Levitsky served as Ambassador to Brazil, Ambassador to Bulgaria, Executive Secretary of the Department of State, and Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics Policy. He also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Human Rights, Deputy Director of the Voice of America, Director of UN Political Affairs, Director of U.S.-Soviet Bilateral Relations, and at the U.S. Embassy Moscow. He has been a professor of international policy and practice at the Gerald Ford School since 2006. Speaker’s Synopsis: Ambassador Levitsky will examine U.S.-Cuban relations from both their historical and contemporary perspectives. He will focus on the period beginning in 1956 when President Eisenhower broke relations with Cuba and imposed an economic embargo on the island nation and extending through the Obama Administration’s reestablishment of relations in 2015. He will also discuss his personal involvement with Cuban affairs during his diplomatic career and will conclude with an examination of the Trump Administration’s policies toward Cuba.
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 09/28/2017
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location : Washtenaw Community College/ Morris Lawrence Building
Address : Towsley Auditorium,
4800 E. Huron River Dr,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Instructor : Levitsky Melvyn
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED