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Former Ambassador Jack Matlock to serve as Troy University’s Ambassador-in-Residence

Jack Matlock, front left, shown at the table with President Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev and others during the Geneva Summit in November 1985.

Jack Matlock, front left, shown at the table with President Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev and others during the Geneva Summit in November 1985.

Dr. Jack Matlock, former ambassador to the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia, will serve as Troy University’s Ambassador-in-Residence Sept. 12-15, meeting with students and providing two public presentations.

During his 35 years in the American Foreign Service (1956-1991), Matlock served as Ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1987 to 1991, Special Assistant to the President for…

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Polls and pundits missed signs pointing to a Trump win

Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, but lost the electoral college vote in spectacular fashion, defying polls and pundits alike.

Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, but lost the electoral college vote in spectacular fashion, defying polls and pundits alike.

On Nov. 10, a strange site was seen on television screens across the United States.  President-elect Donald Trump was visiting the White House, and was welcomed by current President Barack Obama.  Just three days earlier, President Obama had been on the campaign trail, telling audiences that Donald Trump was not qualified to be president of…

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