60th Reunion Lectures


Andy Block, Jamie McLane and I have decided to build on the Zoom session I mentioned in my initial letter about John Walsh lecturing on an art subject in February. We will have 5 such Zoomed discussions, including give and take with participants, with a different classmate or noted authority leading each one.  The sessions are as follows:

Wilford Welch

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 – Professor Paul Bracken ’82 PhD Professor of Management & Political Science on the U.S. and China: “China Issues Facing the New Administration”


Wednesday, February 17, 2021 – John Walsh ’61 discussing two Picasso paintings

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 – Sandy Cochran (’61) and David Noble  (’61) – “The Vietnam Era (1960s-’70s),” featuring David’s book: Saigon to Pleiku: A Counterintelligence Agent in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, 1962-63

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 –  Law Professor Jim Simon ’61 – “The Supreme Court & Presidents: From Washington to Biden”

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 – John Badham ’61 & Austin Pendleton ’61 – A Film Director and A Stage Director on the Commonalities and Differences in their Trades