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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Thursday, January 17, 2013

Dennis Kucinich to Give Lecture on Restoring Hope for America

Dennis Kucinich, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997-2013, will deliver the 12th Annual Frank K. Kelly Lecture on Humanity’s Future on Friday, February 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lobero Theatre in downtown Santa Barbara. The event is free and open to the public.


Mr. Kucinich’s lecture is entitled “Restoring Hope for America’s Future through Developing a Culture of Peace.”

Dennis Kucinich is a passionate and articulate leader for peace and disarmament. He was a strong advocate in Congress to establish a U.S. Department of Peace, and was a leader in the efforts to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

David Krieger, President of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, said, “We are pleased to welcome Dennis Kucinich to Santa Barbara for what is sure to be a thought-provoking look at America’s future. He is an outstanding leader for peace who has important insights to share on building a Culture of Peace.”

It was recently announced that Mr. Kucinich, in a surprise move, will be a regular contributor to the Fox News Channel.

The Annual Frank K. Kelly Lecture on Humanity’s Future was established by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation in 2001. Frank K. Kelly was a founder and senior vice president of the Foundation. His career included being a journalist, a soldier, a Neiman Fellow, a speechwriter for Harry Truman, assistant to the US Senate Majority Leader, and vice president of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.

For more information about the February event, visit www.wagingpeace.org or call (805) 965-3443.