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International Correspondent Linda Fasulo Will Speak at Davidson College


Linda Fasulo
Linda Fasulo

October 5, 2000
Contact: Bill Giduz 704/894-2244 or bigiduz@davidson.edu
by Matt Garfield '04

Linda Fasulo, United Nations correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC, will speak about current issues facing the UN and some of the personalities involved in those issues at Davidson College on Thursday, October 12. Her free talk, entitled "Covering the UN." is sponsored by the Dean Rusk Program in International Studies, and will begin at 7 p.m. in the 900 Room of the College Union.

Fasulo, who also writes for U.S. News & World Report magazine, can be heard several times a week on National Public Radio (NPR). She is currently writing a handbook on the UN for Yale University Press.

A frequent speaker and moderator on international issues, Fasulo especially enjoys talking to young people. She has spoken at universities including Yale, Columbia, and the University of Chicago, and to public policy groups such as UNA-USA, the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, and the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations.

Fasulo is a board member of the Overseas Press Club, a former officer of the UN Correspondents Association, and a member of the Women's Media Group.

Davidson is a highly selective independent liberal arts college for 1,600 students. Since its establishment in 1837, the college has graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars and is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country by "U.S. News and World Report" magazine.

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