President's Lecture Series
 

Title

Gen. Wesley Clark: "Waging Modern War"

Presenter

Wesley K. Clark

Document Type

Metadata Only

Date

9-20-2001

Venue

Mills Godwin Jr. Building - Auditorium

Lecture Series

President's Lecture Series

Description

Discusses the history of warfare involving the United States in the 20th century with respect to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, and outlines measures needed for the prevention of terrorism. Includes question and answer session.

Wesley Kanne Clark, Sr. (born December 23, 1944) is a retired general of the United States Army. He graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1966 at West Point and was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to the University of Oxford, where he obtained a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. He later graduated from the Command and General Staff College with a master's degree in military science. He spent 34 years in the U.S. Army, receiving many military decorations, several honorary knighthoods, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Clark commanded Operation Allied Force in the Kosovo War during his term as the Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO from 1997 to 2000.

Media Type

VHS

Comments

A 1/2" VHS copy of this lecture is available in the Special Collections & University Archives Department of Old Dominion University Perry Library. Call #: LD4331.A57 2001g

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