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Executive Briefing to feature Fox News commentator Charles Krauthammer

Charles Krauthammer

JOHNSON CITY (March 21, 2014) – Fox News Channel (FNC) commentator and best-selling author Charles Krauthammer will be the featured speaker at an Executive Briefing from 9-11 a.m. on Friday, April 11, at the Millennium Centre in Johnson City.

East Tennessee State University’s College of Business and Technology and Eastman Chemical Co. are sponsoring the event, which is part of the Executive Briefing series. The program provides opportunities for regional business and education leaders to benefit from national figures who share their perspectives on achieving performance excellence.

The Executive Briefing is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required.

Krauthammer contributes political commentary and analysis for FNC and makes frequent appearances on “Special Report with Bret Baier,” “The O’Reilly Factor” and “Fox News Sunday.”

Krauthammer is the author of the current best-seller “Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics,” as well as “Democratic Realism: An American Foreign Policy for a Unipolar World.”

In addition, Krauthammer is a Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated journalist and a physician, as well as a contributing editor to The Weekly Standard and a panelist on the Public Broadcasting System’s “Inside Washington.” He joined The Washington Post in 1984, and continues to write a weekly political column.

Krauthammer began his career in journalism at The New Republic. Prior to that time, he served as a speechwriter to Vice President Walter Mondale in 1980 and as chief resident in psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Among Krauthammer’s many awards are the 2013 William F. Buckley Award for Media Excellence, the 1984 National Magazine Award for Essays and Criticism, the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for commentary and the first annual Bradley Prize.

After graduating from McGill University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics, Krauthammer became a Commonwealth Scholar at Balliol College in Oxford and earned an M.D. from Harvard Medical School.

To register or obtain further information, contact the ETSU College of Business and Technology at (423) 439-5300 or . For disability accommodations, call the ETSU Office of Disability Services at (423) 439-8346.