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The Public Policy Forum of Crested Butte
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Date: July 9, 7:30 pm
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Location: Mt Crested Butte Mountaineer Square Ballroom/Convention Center
Details: Ms. Valerie Plame Wilson speaking:  "The NSA Revelations:  It Is Not About Snowden", followed by audience participation Q&A.  The event is FREE.
Ms. Plame Wilson is the former CIA operative who was outed allegedly as retribution for her husband's (Ambassador Wilson) failure to support evidence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.  After her CIA work and career was ruined by this she authored the best selling memoir "My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House" and she was the subject of the movie of the same name starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts.
She has authored non-fiction reports for Newsweek, CNN, The Huffington Post, The Daily Beast and The Guardian.  She narrated and appeared in the documentary "Countdown to Zero" on the dangers of nuclear proliferation.
She is an active member of the leadership board of "Global Zero", an international, non-partisan group of world leaders dedicated to the elimination of nuclear weapons.
She also has written a fictional spy thriller "Blow Back" and is in the process of writing the next book of the series, "Burned", scheduled to be released this year.
 

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