Edwin Black speaks at FAU Honors College

Black Honors College co-hosts New York Times best-selling author Edwin Black

Florida Atlantic University’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College and the Lifelong Learning Society will present a lecture by Edwin Black, author of  IBM and the HolocaustBritish Petroleum and the Redline AgreementThe FarhudNazi NexusThe PlanInternal CombustionBanking on BaghdadWar Against the Weak, and  The Transfer Agreement on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at 7 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Society complex at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter.

Black’s presentation, “Petropolitics, Oil and the Middle East,” is based on his book,  British Petroleum and the Redline Agreement, which includesthousands of archival documents, exclusive access to the corporate files of British Petroleum,  the Turkish Petroleum Company, and the Anglo-Persian Oil Company and how it all pivoted on one man and one agreement. The story of the Redline Agreement is nothing less than the revelation of the West’s secret pact to obtain Mideast and the basis for the world’s involvement in the region.

Black is the award-winning,  New York Times bestselling and international investigative author of 80 award-winning editions, as well as scores of newspaper and magazine articles in the leading publications of the United States, Europe and Israel. His writings have appeared in the  Washington PostLos Angeles Times, Chicago TribuneSunday Times of LondonFrankfurter Zeitung and the  Jerusalem Post.

He will also be available to talk with students during classes earlier in the day.

For ticket information, contact  the Lifelong Learning Society at 561-799-8821.


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