Wednesday, October, 12, 2011

Univ. of Florida, Gainesville. Manhunt: Inside the Relentless Search for Osama bin Laden

Pugh Hall Gainesville, FL (map)

Peter Bergen, an award-winning journalist and one of the world’s leading experts on al-Qaida and global terrorism, will speak on Oct. 12 at the University of Florida’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service.

Over the last decade, through his reporting for CNN, Bergen has proved to be one of the world’s most insightful analysts on Osama bin Laden and Islamic terrorism. In 1997, as a producer for CNN, Bergen got bin Laden to give his first U.S. television interview, in which he declared war against the United States for the first time to a Western audience. “Manhunt: The Search for Osama bin Laden” begins at 6 p.m. in Pugh Hall’s Ocora…..

…This event is free and open to the public. It will also be streamed live at the Bob Graham Center website: www.bobgrahamcenter.ufl.edu.

Read more: http://www.gatorcountry.com/swampgas/showthread.php?t=209903#ixzz1ZzhoHsfV

event details

Event Phone: 846-1575
Event Website: CNN Security Analyst Peter Bergen website
Venue Website: Pugh Hall website
Categories: CommunityTalks & Lectures,Civic/Government
Price: Free
Age Suitability: 18 and up
Creator: GrahamCenter


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Manhunt: Inside the Relentless Search for Osama bin Laden

Bergen will cover the hunt for bin Laden over the past decade, as well as the recent campaign that gradually tightened the noose around him and culminated in his being killed by United States special forces in Pakistan.

For more information, visit the website for CNN Security Analyst Peter Bergen.