Summer Luncheon and Lecture Tom Osborne “The U.S. and the United Nations: Friend or Foe?”

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Nashville Cordell Hull United Nations Association-USA

Summer Luncheon and Lecture

Tom Osborne

“The U.S. and the United Nations: Friend or Foe?”

Former ABC News reporter and United Nations Bureau Chief. Founder and host of the weekly “US UN Report”, a unique weekly national and international TV news program focusing specifically on U.S. policy as it is being carried out in the UN.

 Saturday, August 24th – 11:30 – 1:30

Belle Meade United Methodist Church

Harding Road and Davidson Road


Reservation Deadline NOON Aug. 17th or 615-627-7352

Box Lunches by Martha Stamps

— vegetarian option available if reserved

Price: $13; $10.for students – pay at the door

A limited number of student scholarships will be available, request at time of reservation

Tom Osborne was assigned as reporter/producer for ABC World News Tonight, just prior to the Gulf War, Desert Storm, in 1989.  He served as UN Bureau Chief at  the United Nations HQ in New York,  managing coverage for World News Tonight, Good Morning America, 20/20  and the various primetime ABC news specials through 2000. Osborne was elected and served as President of the UN Correspondents Association in 1992.  As president he organized the 1992 conference at UN HQ in New York:  “The UN in the Post Cold War Era,” discussing transparency in the UN Security Council Prior to his career with ABC News, Osborne served as U.S. Director of the Amsterdam-based Anne Frank Foundation, 1983-85, supervising the U.S. opening and national tour of the international archival photographic exhibition:  Anne Frank in the World:  1929-45.   Osborne inaugurated the U.S. tour of the exhibition, opening it in 18 U.S. cities.  He was the creator of the first annual Anne Frank Award for Human Rights in the U.S.   He is a graduate of Augustana College of South Dakota where he was a student organizer in the five-state area for the presidential campaigns of Sen. George McGovern, and Robert Kennedy.