Wyoming Arts Council

Joseph Califano at Laramie County Library

The Mental Health and Substance Abuse services of The Wyoming Health Department presents the author of High Society: How Substance Abuse Ravages America and What to Do About It, Joseph A. Califano, Jr. speaking on his book at the Laramie County Library in the Cottonwood Room on Wednesday, January 9, 2008, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. A book signing will follow.

Califano served as Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare from 1977-1979 during Jimmy Carter’s presidency. He also served President Lyndon B. Johnson as a special assistant to the secretary and deputy secretary of defense and later as Johnson’t top domestic aide.

Mr. Califano is chair and president of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA), which he founded in 1992, at Columbia University.

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