New York Times Correspondent Discusses Globalization

Posted: November 13, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Emily Yaghmour

Thomas Friedman, one of the nation’s leading interpreters of world affairs, presents George Mason’s Globalization and International Education Inaugural Lecture tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall.

Friedman is a Washington, D.C., correspondent for the New York Times and author of the recently published book, “The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization.” He is also author of “From Beirut to Jerusalem,” for which he won the National Book Award in 1988. In addition, Friedman also won two Pulitzer Prizes for his reporting for the New York Times as bureau chief in Beirut and in Jerusalem. Following the lecture, the author signs copies of his books.

The lecture is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. To reserve tickets, call x38888 or e-mail Tickets are also available before the event.

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