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WWAC to Present Debate on the Future of Democracy

On Friday, February 21, 2020 at 118 Elliot,118 Elliot St., Brattleboro, Windham World Affairs Council (WWAC) will present a debate entitled, “Can Democracy Be Saved? (and Why Bother?). Two prominent residents of Walpole, NH, Ambassador Adrian Basora and Dr. Andrew Wilking will debate this question of urgent concern. After their debate there will be ample time for questions and dialogue. There will be coffee, tea & conversation from 7 pm. The debate begins at 7:30

Ambassador Basora is a Trustee of the Foreign Policy Research Institute, co-chairs its Eurasia Program and its Project on Democratic Transitions, and is the principal author of the 2017 volume “Does Democracy Matter? The United States and Global Democracy Support.” His earlier Foreign Service career included assignments in Prague, Latin America, Romania, France and Spain, and at the US State Department. Dr. Andrew Wilking is a recently retired Professor of Pediatrics. in addition to his medical career, he has long been a student of history with special interests in American and English history.

We invite the public to join us for what promises to be a lively and thought-provoking evening. For more information about this and other WWAC events, please visit https://www.windhamworldaffairscouncilorg