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News Release (April 16, 1967)


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News Release (April 16, 1967)
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NEW COLLEGE SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR RELEASE: SUNDAY, APRIL 16, 196 7 Two international affairs scholars have been added to the list of participants in the New College Institute on Foreign Affairs to be held on campus April 27 -29. Named to the panel of guest participants for the Institute were John w. Spanier, associate professor of political science and director of the Insti-tute of International Relations at the University of Florida, and Dr. Stefan T. Possony, director of the International Political Studies Program at the Hoover Institution of War, Revolution, and Peace at Stanford University. The three-day Institute will bring to the campus a number of experts in international relations to lecture and to lead discussions on various world issues. Organized by a group of New College students, the Institute is open to undergraduates on campus, to students from other campuses, and to the public. The Institute was made possible by a special grant from the William G. and Marie Selby Foundation. Dr. Spanier, who will lead talk on "Popular Revolutions in Today's World," at the opening session on April 27, taught at Haverford College and Texas University before joining the University of Florida in 1957. He earned degrees at Harvard and Yale Universities in government, international relations and political science. His books on the Truman-MacArthur controversy, and on American Foreign Policy since World War II were recently added to by his latest, "World Politics in an Age of Revolution," published in January. -more-


NEW COLLEGE Page 2 Dr. Possony is a native Austrian, was educated in Austria, Germany, Italy, France and the United States, and he has been teaching and working in this country since 1941. He was an adviser to the French Air Ministry before World War II, later was a special adviser to the u. s. Air Force and a psychological warfare specialist with the Navy Department. In 1946 he joined the faculty of Georgetown University graduate school as a professor of politics, then taught at the University of Pennsylvania before joining the Hoover Institution in 1961. Dr. Possony will give a lun cheon address on April 28 on "Communist Influence in Popular Revolutions." The Foreign Affairs Institute will have five major addresses during its three days, plus two lengthy periods of seminars. Major emphasis of the Institute will be on tne study of the popular revolutions that have taken place in Africa, the Far East, and South America. -30-

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