News in Brief: Former senator Mike Gravel to visit campus Thursday

Former United States senator Mike Gravel will speak at the UC Davis campus this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Gravel served in the Alaska House of Representatives in 1963, and became speaker in 1965. He later represented Alaska in the United States Senate from 1969 to 1981.

Gravel is known for his hand in the release of the Pentagon Papers, a study of the United States Department of Defense’s history of political-military involvement in the Vietnam War, beginning in 1945.

The event, sponsored by the Davis Democratic Socialists, will be held in Wellman 2.

— Muna Sadek

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