Sunday, September 07, 2014

DEA Museum, @DEAEdFoundation, Fall 2014 Lecture Series Commemorates 100 Years of Drug Law Enforcement

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the Harrison Narcotics Act and the start of federal drug law enforcement in America! In honor of this important milestone, the DEA Museum will be hosting a series of public Museum Lectures this coming fall themed around the 100thanniversary. This series includes the DEA Museum’s first-ever off-site lecture program that will take place live at the AFFNA (Association of Former Federal Narcotics Agents) Conference in Naples, Florida on Friday, September 19th and be webcast live to the world via www.deamuseum.org

Mark your calendars for these three 100th Anniversary lectures that will help shed light on the important work of federal drug law enforcement agents in the days before DEA:

September 19, 2014, 11:00 AM Eastern – The Early Years: A Panel Discussion on the Era of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics

October 15, 2014, 2:00 PM Eastern – Standing in the Shadows: The Legacy of Harry J. Anslinger

November 6, 2014, 11:00 AM Eastern – Targeting the Mafia: FBN, Organized Crime, and Drugs


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