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Health and Human Sciences Lawther Lecture

Lawther Lecture

Commander Porter Halyburton


Commander Porter Halyburton


Honor Under Pressure: Reflections of a Former POW in North Vietnam

Time and Schedule:

February 20, 2017 at 4:00 pm in the EUC Auditorium


Retired Navy Commander Porter Halyburton, whose inspiring story of war and friendship was told in the book "Two Souls Indivisible" will give this years HHS Lawther lecture. Captured by North Vietnamese after ejecting from his plane, Commander Halyburton spent over seven years as a prisoner of war. In his talk he speaks about his experiences at the infamous Hanoi Hilton and other prison camps.

  • The Lecture is open to the public and is free of charge.
  • Reception immediatly follows.
  • Free parking in Oakland parking deck.