Welcome to The World Affairs Council of Rhode Island

The World Affairs Council of Rhode Island is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting knowledge, awareness, and understanding of the world and its people, cultures, and events.

Our mission is to give our members first hand accounts and insights about issues that transcend our borders, and a community for exchanging ideas and meeting other globally minded people.

For 80 years, WACRI has brought the world to Rhode Island through our monthly guest speaker and Global Discussions programs, by hosting international visitors, and by promoting learning and education about world affairs.

We invite you to join WACRI, and become a part of our community of globally oriented citizens.

Thursday, April 19th

Best Selling Author and New York Times Correspondent

Philip Shenon


"How Conspiracy Theories are Born"

from the Kennedy Assassination, to 9/11, to the Russian Meddling 

in the 2016 Election

About Philip Shenon

Philip Shenon, the bestselling author of "The Commission: The Uncensored History of the 9/11 Investigation", was a reporter for the New York Times for more than twenty years. 

As a Washington correspondent for the Times, he covered the Pentagon, the Justice Department and the State Department. As a foreign correspondent for the paper, he reported from more than sixty countries and several warzones. He lives in Washington, DC.


The Squantum Club

East Providence, RI


6:00 PM Social Hour 

6:40 PM Dinner 

7:30 PM Presentation

8:30 PM Adjourn


$50 members

$58 non-members

     $15 Presentation Only - No Dinner

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