Saturday, September 25, 1999

CIA Official to Give Talk On Campus October 6th

Chestertown, MD — Robert D. Vickers Jr. of the National Intelligence Council will speak on issues facing the CIA, Wednesday, October 6 at Washington College. The lecture, "The CIA in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities," will be held in the Hynson Lounge at 7:30 p.m.

Mr. Vickers joined the Agency in 1969. He has worked in divisions covering China and the Far East, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. In 1984 he was appointed the National Intelligence Officer for Latin America, where he remained until 1987, when he became the Deputy Director, Office of African and Latin American Analysis. He moved into the field of imagery analysis in 1990. Since 1996 Mr. Vickers has been the National Intelligence Officer for Warning.

Mr. Vickers' talk is sponsored by the Louis L. Goldstein Program in Public Affairs. It is free and open to the public.

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