Duke Law School and the Nicholas School of the Environment will host John Adams L'62 H'05 and his wife, Patricia as they share the story of A Force for Nature, their memoir conveying the struggles and victories of building the National Resources Defense Council, a large political action organization. Professor James Salzman will facilitate this discussion. The NRDC is the nation's most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.3 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals. John Adams served as NRDC's executive director and later president from 1970 until 2006. Patricia Adams is a teacher, writer, and author of three books and numerous articles. She has partnered with John in their environmental life and the building of NRDC. Lunch will be provided. This event will be webcast. For more information, please contact Susan McLean at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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