Northwood University to Host Author John Blundell

John Blundell

On Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at 7 p.m. John Blundell will deliver a talk on his new book, “Remembering Margaret Thatcher.” The event will take place in Griswold Lecture Hall on Northwood University’s Midland campus located at 4000 Whiting Drive. There is no admission charge or ticket necessary. Members of the community are encouraged to attend and a book signing will follow the presentation.

Blundell is a Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Institute of Economic Affairs in London, UK, where he served as Director General from 1993 through 2009. He has written several books including “Ladies For Liberty – Women Who Made a Difference in American History,” “Margaret Thatcher: A Portrait of the Iron Lady” and “Waging the War of Ideas.”

His professional work includes appointments as president of the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University in Virginia and the Atlas Economic Research Foundation in Washington D.C. His civic activities include past president of the Charles G. Koch Foundation, vice president of the Mont Pelerin Society and a former board member of the Philadelphia Society.

For more information, contact Dr. Timothy Nash, vice president for strategic and corporate alliances and David E. Fry endowed professor, at tgnash@northwood.edu or 989.837.4323.


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