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Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich to speak

Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich to speak

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - 11:00pm
Robert Reich

Robert Reich

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Robert B. Reich, who served as secretary of labor in the Clinton administration and now teaches at the University of California-Berkeley, will speak at Drake University.

Reich, one of the nation's leading experts on work and the economy, will present "The Next Economy and America's Future." The speech, which will include a question-and-answer session, is free and open to the public.

Immediately following his speech, Reich will conduct a book signing in Levitt Hall in Old Main. Copes of his most recent bestseller, "Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future," will be available for purchase.

Reich is chancellor's professor of public policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California-Berkeley. He has served in three national administrations and Time Magazine named him one of the 10 most effective cabinet secretaries of the last century.
 
He has written 13 books, including "The Work of Nations," which has been translated into 22 languages. His syndicated columns, television appearances and public radio commentaries reach millions of people each week. He also is a founding editor of American Prospect magazine and chairman of the citizen's group Common Cause.

For more information about Reich's speech at Drake, call 515-271-2191.

Location

Drake University, Sheslow Auditorium, Old Main
2507 University Ave.
Des Moines , IA