Speaker Information
Global Issues 2017


Mark Weston

Mark Weston grew up in Armonk, New York and worked as a lawyer for ABC Television and as a journalist for ABC News before writing five books, including Prophets and Princes- Saudi Arabia from Muhammad to the Present, and Giants of Japan - The Lives of Japan's Greatest Men and Women. He has written articles for The New York Times, The Washington Post and TIME, and has appeared on CNN. He has also written a play, Meet George Orwell, that has been performed at colleges and presidential libraries. A graduate of Brown University and the University of Texas Law School, he lives in Sarasota, Florida, with his wife, painter Linda Richichi.