Private Property, Vermont’s forgotten Human Right Forum in Rutland (Godnick Adult Center, 1:30-3:00 PM, Sunday Feb. 18th)
Private Property, Vermont’s forgotten Human Right Forum in Rutland will be having Christopher Costanzo, John Mitchell, and Laurie Morrow.
Mr. Costanzo lives in Bethel, Vermont and is a former state chair of the Vermont Libertarian party. He grew up both in the United States and overseas as the dependant of an American foreign service officer. As an adult Mr. Costanzo had various government tours of duty overseas as a diplomat and as an intelligence officer. He retired from the federal government as a senior operations officer with the CIA, and then worked for ten years in the private sector as an international consultant. He holds a degree in history from Harvard, where his main interest was in American constitutional and cultural development.”
Mr. Mitchell is a graduate of Dartmouth College and its Amos Tuck School. After receiving his Army commission at the Infantry School at Ft. Benning, he joined the National Guard in New York City and began his other career in the corporate world. Advancing through a variety of positions at six different corporations with international operations, including a timely couple of years in and out of Saudi Arabia, he located in Vermont as President of the Vermont Marble Company, a subsidiary of a privately owned Swiss company. He retired last year from active business and remains a Director of the Associated Industries of Vermont and the Ethan Allen Institute. He resides here in Rutland.
Mrs. Morrow earned her PhD in English from the University of Kansas, and served as an English professor in Louisiana. She has won many awards throughout her career, including one from the National Endowment for the Humanities in Washington, DC. In 2002, she started True North, a conservative/Libertarian radio program that became number 1 in its time slot in the spring of 2006.