Former U.S. National Security Adviser Slated for Luncheon, May 16
WASHINGTON, April 8, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gen. James L. Jones, former United States National Security Adviser for the Obama Administration and a retired four-star general, will address the National Press Club at a luncheon on Monday, May 16. Gen. Jones will speak on strategic imperatives of the changing Middle East including Iran, Libya, Egypt, Israel, Palestine, and Northern Africa.
Gen. Jones served as the 32nd Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps and Supreme Allied Commander in Europe before joining the Obama Administration as National Security Adviser. He resigned that post in November, 2010.
The May 16 Press Club luncheon will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m. Jones' remarks will begin at 1:00 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session. Advance reservations should be made through (202) 662-7501 or [email protected]. Cost of luncheon admission is $18 for National Press Club members, $29 for their guests, and $36 for the general public. Tickets must be purchased at time of reservation.
National Press Club Luncheons are webcast live on press.org. Follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #NPCLunch, or on Facebook at (facebook.com/PressClubDC) and Twitter (@PressClubDC). Submit questions for speakers in advance and during the live event by sending them to @QNPCLunch on Twitter. To email a question in advance, type JONES in the subject line and send to [email protected] before 10 a.m. on May 13.
The Press Club is on the 13th floor, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. Credentialed press may cover this event.
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