Bill Richardson, who has served as New Mexico governor, U.S. Energy Secretary, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and member of Congress, delivers the 2011 Corliss Lamont Lecture, given annually by a person who has demonstrated leadership in diminishing the risk of nuclear war. Bill Richardson, currently a visiting fellow at the Institute of Politics, has handled high-stakes diplomatic missions on behalf of American presidents to countries including Iraq and North Korea, and as Energy Secretary he achieved major advances in nuclear security and dealing with nuclear waste.

Interviewer: Graham Allison, director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Address: 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge.Details at the Institute of Politics website. Also, as always, the Forum will be webcast live on the IOP website, and available for later viewing at any time.