Sep 18 2017
Economic Club - Dina Temple-Raston

Economic Club - Dina Temple-Raston

Presented by Economic Club of Marquette County at Ramada Marquette

As part of NPR’s national security team, Dina Temple-Raston reports about counterterrorism at home and abroad for NPR News. Her reporting can be heard on NPR’s newsmagazines. She joined NPR in March 2007. Prior to NPR, Temple-Raston was a longtime foreign correspondent for Bloomberg News in Asia. She opened Bloomberg’s Shanghai and Hong Kong offices and worked for Bloomberg’s financial wire and radio operations. She also served as Bloomberg News’ White House correspondent during the Clinton administration and covered financial markets and economics for both USA Today and CNN Temple-Raston is an award-winning author. Her first book concerning race in America, entitled A Death in Texas, won the Barnes’ and Noble Discover Award and was chosen as one of the Washington Post’s Best Books of 2002. Her second book, on the role Radio Mille Collines played in fomenting the Rwandan genocide, was a Foreign Affairs magazine bestseller. Her more recent two books relate to civil liberties and national security. The first, In Defense of Our America (HarperCollins) coauthored with Anthony D. Romero, the executive director of the ACLU, looks at civil liberties in post-9/11 America. The other explores America’s first so-called “sleeper cell”, the Lackawanna Six, and the issues that face Muslims in America, The Jihad Next Door.
Temple-Raston holds a Bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and a Master’s degree from the Columbia University’s School of Journalism. She has an honorary doctorate from Manhattanville College. She was chosen for a Neiman Fellowship at Harvard in 2014 and studied the intersection of Big Data and intelligence. She was born in Belgium and French was her first language. She also speaks some Arabic. She is a U.S. citizen.

Dates & Times

2017/09/18 - 2017/09/18

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Meeting Agenda

Meetings take place at the Ramada Inn of Marquette, 412 W. Washington Street.
The social hour starts at 5:30 p.m., and dinner will be served promptly at 6:30 p.m. with the speaker presentation beginning at 7:30 p.m.

We will be adjourned, as is our tradition, by 8:30 p.m.

Non-members are encouraged to attend, with dinner cost of $40 per non-member or as a guest of a Economic Club member.

Please make reservations by 5pm on the Friday prior to each meeting. Call (906)315 -2155 and leave a message or email mqtecon@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you!

Location Info

Ramada Marquette

412 W. Washington Street, Marquette, MI 49855

Parking Info

Parking is available surrounding the hotel. All parking is complimentary.

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