HKS DC Alumni Support Wreaths Across America at Arlington National Cemetery

Many thanks to the couple dozen HKS-affiliates who bundled up and bore the cold in order to lay wreaths at Arlington this past Saturday. HKS was well represented among the hundreds of volunteers who placed donated wreaths one by one on veteran graves and honored their sacrifices by stating their names out loud. At the non-denominational Wreaths Across America the thinking is that each veteran dies twice: the moment they take their last breath and then again the last time their name is ever spoken, so the organization encourages every volunteer to speak their name as a small act that goes a long way toward keeping their memory alive. As Karen Worcester, Executive Director explains “We are n

HKS DC Alumni Support Wreaths Across America at Arlington National Cemetery

Many thanks to the couple dozen HKS-affiliates who bundled up and bore the cold in order to lay wreaths at Arlington this past Saturday. HKS was well represented among the hundreds of volunteers who placed donated wreaths one by one on veteran graves and honored their sacrifices by stating their names out loud. At the non-denominational Wreaths Across America the thinking is that each veteran dies twice: the moment they take their last breath and then again the last time their name is ever spoken, so the organization encourages every volunteer to speak their name as a small act that goes a long way toward keeping their memory alive. As Karen Worcester, Executive Director explains “We are n

Churchill's Legacy Debated at GWU

On Monday December 4, over 75 attendees gathered at George Washington University's National Churchill Library and Center (NCLC) to hear a lively and informed debate on Churchill and Europe. The event was jointly sponsored and supported by Lincoln College, Oxford and the HKS DC Alumni Council, alongside the DC-based alumni groups from Oxford and Cambridge. Leading the speaking was Felix Klos, an alum of Lincoln, Oxford and author of a new book entitled Churchill's Last Stand. Mr Klos presented a detailed, intricate pro-Europe argument about Churchill's legacy before handing over to Dr Nile Gardiner, the Director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom at the Heritage Foundation. Dr Gardin

Churchill's Legacy Debated at GWU

On Monday December 4, over 75 attendees gathered at George Washington University's National Churchill Library and Center (NCLC) to hear a lively and informed debate on Churchill and Europe. The event was jointly sponsored and supported by Lincoln College, Oxford and the HKS DC Alumni Council, alongside the DC-based alumni groups from Oxford and Cambridge. Leading the speaking was Felix Klos, an alum of Lincoln, Oxford and author of a new book entitled Churchill's Last Stand. Mr Klos presented a detailed, intricate pro-Europe argument about Churchill's legacy before handing over to Dr Nile Gardiner, the Director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom at the Heritage Foundation. Dr Gardin

Angleton’s Impact on Today’s CIA

HKSDC partnered with the Citadel Club of greater Washington on Wednesday, November 29 for a discussion with Washington Post Reporter Jefferson Morley on his new book, "The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton" Generously hosted at the office of Holland & Knight, HKS Alum Cliff Karchmer, a long-time researcher in law enforcement and intelligence and national security, introduced Morley, who gave a brief introduction to Angleton. His talk was enriched by Ross Newland, a retired Senior Intelligence Service officer at the CIA whose 26-year career in the Clandestine Service involved six overseas tours, three services as CIA Chief of Station (COS), and many senior operati

Angleton’s Impact on Today’s CIA

HKSDC partnered with the Citadel Club of greater Washington on Wednesday, November 29 for a discussion with Washington Post Reporter Jefferson Morley on his new book, "The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton" Generously hosted at the office of Holland & Knight, HKS Alum Cliff Karchmer, a long-time researcher in law enforcement and intelligence and national security, introduced Morley, who gave a brief introduction to Angleton. His talk was enriched by Ross Newland, a retired Senior Intelligence Service officer at the CIA whose 26-year career in the Clandestine Service involved six overseas tours, three services as CIA Chief of Station (COS), and many senior operati

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