Bernie Sanders to give speech at Westminster College

2 months 2 weeks 4 days ago Friday, September 01 2017 Sep 1, 2017 Friday, September 01, 2017 4:40:00 PM CDT September 01, 2017 in News
Source: AP
By: The Associated Press

FULTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders will deliver a lecture this month at Westminster College in Fulton.

The college announced Friday that the senator from Vermont, a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, will give the John Findley Green Foundation lecture Sept. 21. Several other prominent politicians, including Winston Churchill, Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan, have given a speech at the college.

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Westminster spokesman Rob Crouse says Sanders is expected to discuss a progressive American foreign policy in his speech.

The 75-year-old Sanders, a Vermont independent, challenged eventual Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in last year's presidential election.

The Green Foundation provides lectures designed to promote understanding of economic and social problems of international concern.

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