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Former President Jimmy Carter to speak at Lafayette College

Published On: Feb 06 2013 07:06:18 AM EST

Fmr Pres. Carter to speak at Lafayette


A former president will be making a stop in the Lehigh Valley.

Officials at Lafayette College in Easton say Jimmy Carter --the 39th President -- will be speaking at the school on April 22 at 4 p.m.

He'll be the first speaker in the college's Robert and Margaret Pastor Annual Lecture Series in International Affairs.


He's expected to talk about his work though the Carter Center on human rights, democracy and peace.

Carter won the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize.

The lecture series was established in honor of Robert Pastor ’69, a professor of international relations and director of the Center for North American Studies and the Center for Democracy and Election Management at American University.

He also has a connection to President Carter: A former U.S. National Security Advisor for Latin America, Pastor also was a senior fellow and director of programs on democracy, Latin America, and China at the Carter Center.

Information about tickets hasn't been released yet.