Former CIA director to deliver Rosenthal Lecture about terrorism

August 31, 2012


DATE: 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Sept. 7, 2012.

EVENT: Gen. Michael Hayden will give the Ford School of Public Policy’s annual Rosenthal Lecture. His talk—”The law, policy and war on al-Qaida: an emerging consensus?”—will be free and open to the public. The retired four-star Air Force general served as CIA director in 2006-09 and was the last to hold the position in the administration of President George W. Bush. Before heading the CIA, Hayden was the highest-ranking intelligence officer in the armed forces and served as the director of the National Security Agency.

The lecture is supported by the Ford School’s Josh Rosenthal Education Fund, named after a 1979 graduate of the University of Michigan who died at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.The fund supports lectures, research, and student internships that encourage public discussion and greater understanding of changes in the world since 9/11.

MEDIA: An audio multbox will be provided. The event will be webstreamed live. Visit on the day of the event for details.

LOCATION: Alumni Center, Founders Room, 200 Fletcher Street, Ann Arbor. Directions: