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Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium
10 Avenue Of The Flags San Rafael, CA 94903
415-473-6397
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Valerie Plame Wilson
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4.8 average rating
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28 reviews
11 stars
attended Mar 03 2011

I enjoyed Valerie Plame's lecture very much. She was articulate and knowledgeable. She gave me a personal view of the CIA and confirmed what I thought about the executive branch of government under George W. Bush.

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27 reviews
19 stars
attended Mar 03 2011

Articulate, down to earth, straight talking --fantastic lecturer. Thank you for a mighty memorable evening!

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14 reviews
66 stars
attended Mar 03 2011

I really liked it, she has presence and tells her story as matter of fact. I thought we could have heard the answer to more questions.

I also think it is extremely hard to be the speaker when you are not allowed (by the CIA) to say a lot of...continued

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The 2010 movie Fair Game, starring Naomi Watts and Sean Penn, was based on Valerie Plame Wilson’s memoir.

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As a covert CIA Operations Officer, Valerie worked to protect America’s national security and prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. She found herself at the heart of a political fire-storm when senior White House and State Department officials revealed her secret status to several national journalists. A subsequent investigation exposed what some dub as an act of treason; that Valerie’s “outing” was coordinated with the involvement of key players in the Bush Administration.

At the podium, Valerie draws upon her best-selling book that inspired the movie Fair Game, laying out the CIA leak controversy in an incisive and enlightening presentation.

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