The Mess We?re In:
How U.S. leaders have failed us in the
Middle East and what can we do?

Arab American Institute President
Dr. James Zogby

Iowa Tour: April 14 ? 16, 2007
A Series of Lectures


Saturday, April 14. 7:00 pm
    Public Lecture:
    Guest speaker: Recognition Dinner welcoming newly elected Congressman David
    Islamic Center of Cedar Rapids (2999 1st Ave SW)
    Middle Eastern Dinner catered by Aladdin Restaurant
    RSVP to Joe Rinasor (319) 241-5427
    $15 contribution to cover the cost of the dinner will be appreciated

Sunday, April 15, 1:30 pm
    Private Luncheon Reception with AAI members, prospective AAI members, and
    allied activists.
    Lunchcourtesy oflocal Host Committee.
    RSVP to Valerie Smithor 319 651-3354

Sunday, April 15. 3:00 pm
    Lecture (Free and open to the public)
    Coe College, Hickock Hall, Kesler Lecture Hall
    (1220 First Avenue NE)


Sunday, April 15, 5:30 p.m.
    Public Lecture and Cello performance (Free and open to the public)*
    Iowa City Public Library, Room A (123 S Linn St,Iowa City, 52240 )

    *Please note the Iowa City event will start at 5:30 pm with a cello performance by
    Tareq Abuissa. ?The outside doors to the library are locked at 6 pm, so
    please arrive early.

    7:45 pm:Dinner with AAI members, prospective AAI membersand allied activists at
    a local Restaurant.
    RSVP to Newman Abuissaor (319) 331-2949


Monday, April 16, 7:00 pm
    Lecture (Free and open to the public)
    Plymouth Congregational United Church, Waveland Hall (42nd and Ingersoll Ave)
    Co-sponsored by American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) ? Iowa Office
    For more information contact Valerie Smith319 651-3354 or
Biography of Dr. Zogby at