George F. Will to speak at CSU Jan. 31

Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post columnist George F. Will is scheduled to speak at Colorado State University at 7 p.m. Jan. 31 at Moby Arena. His lecture, “The Political Argument Today,” will be followed by a moderated question-and-answer session.

Will’s lecture, part of the Monfort Lecture Series at CSU, marks the 10th anniversary of the Monfort Excellence Fund, supported by the Monfort Family Foundation.

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In 1977, Will won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary in his newspaper columns, which have been syndicated by The Washington Post since 1974. Will published “Men At Work: The Craft of Baseball” in 1990, which topped The New York Times best-seller list for two months, and he was a member of Major League Baseball’s Blue Ribbon Panel, examining baseball economics.

He also became a founding panel member on ABC television’s “This Week” in 1981.

The Monfort Lecture Series at CSU has featured such prominent speakers as Madeleine Albright, first female U.S. Secretary of State; Condoleezza Rice, 66th Secretary of State; United Nations Messenger of Peace Jane Goodall, DBE; former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev; Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu; and Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf.

For more information the Monfort Lecture Series, go to Tickets will go on sale later this month.