China author, columnist, and television commentator Gordon Chang will speak at the Clarence Dillon Public Library on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm. He will offer an insightful perspective on where China is headed and its influence on the world.
Gordon Chang is the author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World, released by Random House in January 2006. Showdown focuses on nuclear proliferation in general and the North Korean crisis in particular. His first book is The Coming Collapse of China (Random House, August 2001). He is a contributor at Forbes.com and blogs at World Affairs Journal and a resident of Bedminster, New Jersey.
His writings on China and North Korea have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Far Eastern Economic Review, the International Herald Tribune, Commentary, The Weekly Standard, National Review, and Barron's.
He has spoken at Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, Yale, and other universities and at The Brookings Institution, The Heritage Foundation, the Cato Institute, RAND, the American Enterprise Institute, the Council on Foreign Relations, and other institutions. He has given briefings at the National Intelligence Council, the Central Intelligence Agency, the State Department, and the Pentagon. He has also spoken before industry and investor groups including Bloomberg, Sanford Bernstein, Royal Bank of Scotland, and Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia. Chang has appeared before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. He has appeared on CNN, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, CNBC, MSNBC, PBS, the BBC, and Bloomberg Television.
The program will take place in the downstairs meeting rooms of the library. Admission is $5.00 which is payable at the door. Registration is recommended but not required. Please register by calling the library at 908-234-2325 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at the circulation desk.