Journalist on Afghan troubles

VERGENNES - Mary Kerr, a Vermont journalist, will be at the Bixby Memorial Library in Vergennes, Thursday, Jan. 15, to publically discuss her experiences in the Middle East.

Kerr has been interested in Afghanistan since writing her senior thesis for Northwestern University in 1954. She traveled to Afghanistan in July 2006 under the auspices of Global Exchange, an organization dedicated to creating change through "social, environmental and economic justice."

For details about this and other programs in the Bixby Library's Third Thursday series, please contact the library at 802-877-2211. This Third Thursday event is free and open to the public.

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