Ira Shapiro to speak on "The Last Great Senate" on April 24th

Apr. 15, 2013

Ira Shapiro, Brandeis '69, will lecture on "The Last Great Senate: Courage and Statesmanship in Times of Crisis." This event is open to the campus and will take place from 2:00-3:30pm on Wednesday, April 24 in Lown Center for Judaic Studies, Room 2. 


IRA SHAPIRO came to Washington in 1975 and spent twelve years working in senior positions in the Senate, playing important roles in accomplishments as diverse as the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, the Senate Code of Ethics, and completing the Metrorail system. During the Clinton administration, he served as a leading U.S. trade negotiator, ultimately earning the rank of ambassador. He practices international trade law in Washington, D.C.