Rep. Bacon to present Sorensen seminar Oct. 18

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Rep. Bacon to present Sorensen seminar Oct. 18

Don Bacon
Don Bacon

U.S. Rep. Don Bacon, a Republican who represents Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District, will deliver the next Thomas C. Sorensen Policy Seminar from 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Great Plains Art Museum, 1155 Q St. The talk is titled “U.S. Foreign Policy: A View from the House of Representatives.”

Bacon served nearly 30 years in the U.S. Air Force, specializing in electronic warfare, intelligence, reconnaissance and public affairs before retiring as a brigadier general. He completed four deployments in the Middle East, most notably from 2007 to 2008 in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was elected to Congress in 2016.

The free public seminar is co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Civic Engagement, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Department of Political Science and College of Arts and Sciences through the Thomas C. Sorensen Endowment.

For more information, contact Tarik Abdel-Monem at 402-472-3147 or

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