Thursday, March 14, 2019

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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University of California, Irvine 

Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway (SBSG)
Room 1517

Parking: Social Sciences Parking Structure
Driving Directions4502 Campus Dr., Irvine, CA 92617



Ian Delzer 
UC Irvine - School of Social Sciences 

Distinguished Speaker: Robert J Brown 

On behalf of Dean Maurer, please join us for a discussion with Robert J. Brown, a former federal agent, Martin Luther King Jr. executive committee member, White House Special Assistant to President Nixon, philanthropist and author.

Described by the Horatio Alger Society as, "the most remarkable man you've probably never heard of," Robert J. Brown has played a pivotal role alongside the great and the powerful of our time: trailing the mob in 1950s Harlem with a young Robert F. Kennedy; helping white corporate leadership at Woolworth integrate their lunch counters; channeling money from American businesses to the Civil Rights movement; accompanying Coretta Scott King, at her request, to Memphis the day after her husband had been assassinated; advising President Nixon on how to support black entrepreneurship and black colleges; becoming the only person allowed to visit Nelson Mandela in Pollsmoor prison in Cape Town and relay his message of peace to the world.