IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Secretary Carter to Speak at Harvard Kennedy School


The Institute of Politics and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School will host a “Conversation with Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter,” moderated by Graham Allison, on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. EST.

Graham Allison, director of the Belfer Center and Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard Kennedy School, will hold a discussion with Secretary Carter on topics related to national defense and the future of the Department of Defense.  Secretary Carter will also take questions from the student-body audience at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum.  Secretary Carter is a former professor at the Kennedy School and former director of the Belfer Center.

Media interested in covering the ceremony must RSVP to Doug Gavel at doug_gavel@harvard.edu prior to the event. The event will be livestreamed on www.defense.gov and http://www.iop.harvard.edu/conversation-ashton-b-carter-0.