Green Lecture Series

59th John Findley Green Foundation Lecture

Dr. Madeleine AlbrightPhoto Credit: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Dr. Madeleine K. Albright, the first female Secretary of State and at that time, the highest-ranking woman in the history of the United States government, will deliver the 59th John Findley Green Foundation Lecture at the 14th annual Hancock Symposium on September 19th at 1:30 PM on the campus of Westminster College in Fulton, MO. Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Dr. Albright's lecture will address democracy's future prospects, and how humanity might once again break down the walls that divide us.

Ticketing information:

Following your registration you will receive an email confirmation.  Please print and bring the confirmation email and a form of ID to collect your ticket(s) at Will-Call in Latshaw Plaza from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM on September 19, 2019.


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The Hon. Bernie Sanders, U.S. Senator from Vermont
2016
Dr. Bennet Omalu, forensic pathologist and neuropathologist
2015
Jeh C. Johnson, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security
2014
Bob Geldof, rock musician and global humanitarian
2013
William H. Roedy, former CEO of MTV International
2010
James A. Baker III, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and of State
2003
Ralph Nader, consumer advocate and former Presidential candidate
2002
Tom DeLay, House Majority Whip and Representative, 22nd District, Texas
2001
Barry McCaffrey, former Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy
1998
The Hon. Lech Walesa, former President of Poland
1996
The Rt. Hon. The Baroness Thatcher, L.G., O.M., F.R.S., former Prime Minister of Great Britain
1993
The Hon. Robert S. Strauss, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia
1992
Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of the U.S.S.R.
1992
Peter H. Raven, Biologist, Director, Missouri Botanical Garden
1990
Claiborne Pell, Senator in the United States Congress and Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations
1987
The Rt. Rev. and Rt. Hon. Graham Leonard, Bishop of London
1987
Paul Ricoeur, Philosopher and Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago
1986
George H.W. Bush, Vice President of the United States
1983
William J. Casey, Director of Central Intelligence Agency
1983
Caspar Weinberger, U.S. Secretary of Defense
1982
Edward Heath, former Prime Minister of Great Britain
1980
Clare Boothe Luce, former American Ambassador to Italy and member of the U.S. House of Representatives
1980
Griffin B. Bell, former Attorney General of the United States
1977
Gerald R. Ford, President of the United States
1977
Ardeshir Zahedi, Ambassador from Iran
1976
Clarence M. Kelley, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
1974
J. William Fulbright, Senator in the United States Congress and Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations
1972
General Avraham Yoffee, Director, Nature Reserves Authority. General Israeli Army
1972
The Rt. Hon. Robert H. Finch, Counselor to the President. Former Lieutenant Governor of California and Secretary of H.E.W.
1971
The Rt. Hon. The Lord Harlech, former British Ambassador to the United States and television executive in Great Britain
1968
The Rt. Hon. The Lord Snow. Author. Scientist. Teacher. London, England
1968
Dr. Franc L. McCluer, former President of Westminster College, President Emeritus of Lindenwood College
1967
Hubert H. Humphrey, Vice President of the United States, Washington, D.C.
1966
Kim Jong Pil, Chairman, Democratic Republic Party of Korea. Seoul, Korea
1965
Joseph C. Wilson, President of Xerox Corporation, Rochester, New York
1965
Andre Philip, former Minister of Finance in France and leading international trade expert, St. Cloud, France
1964
Sir George Paget Thomson, Nobel Prize winning physicist for work in electrons. Past President British Association for the Advancement of Science, Cambridge, England 
1963
M. Max Kohnstamm, Vice President of Action Committee for the United States of Europe, Brussels, Belgium
1962
Frederick R. Kappel, Chairman of the Board of American Telephone & Telegraph Company, New York City
1962
Henry R. Luce, Editor, in Chief of Time, Life, et al, New York City
1961
Dr. Lin Yutang, noted Chinese author, New York City
1960
The Rt. Hon. The Viscount Hailsham, Q.C., Lord Privy Seal. London, England
1958
Dr. Edward McCrady, Vice Chancellor & President of the University of the South
1957
William Yandell Elliott, Williams Professor of Government at Harvard University
1956
Stanley N. Barnes, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
1954
Guy E. Snavely, former Executive Secretary of the Association of American Colleges
1954
Harry S. Truman , former President of the United States
1953
Charles H. Malik, Ambassador of Lebanon
1950
Roscoe Pound, Dean Emeritus of Harvard Law School
1949
J. C. Penney. Merchant.
1949
Reinhold Niebuhr, Professor of Applied Christian Ethics, Union Theological Seminary, NY
1946
The Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill, former Prime Minister of Great Britain
1942
Samuel Guy Inman, Lecturer on Latin American Relations at University of Pennsylvania and Yale University
1941
Count Carlo Sforza, of Italy; former Ambassador to China, to Turkey, and to France, and subsequently Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs
1940
T.V. Smith, Member of Congress and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago
1939
Francis B. Sayre, former High Commissioner to the Philippines
1938
John Langdon Davies, London.
1937
Oscar D. Skelton, Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs for Dominion of Canada