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About Lee & Berna Huebner

Lee and Berna Huebner

Lee W. Huebner was Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of the International Herald Tribune from 1979 to 1993. He served as Deputy Director of the White House speechwriting staff under President Nixon.

A graduate of Northwestern University, he earned his doctoral degree in History at Harvard University. Mr. Huebner is former President of the American University of Paris and Founder and former President of the Ripon Society.

He is currently Professor of Media and Public Affairs at the George Washington University, Chairman of the International Communications Center in Paris, Director of the Nation Media Group in Nairobi, Kenya, and Director of Media Investments at the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development.

Berna Gorenstein Huebner is a graduate of Connecticut College. She worked in New York for several years as director of research for Nelson Rockefeller when he was governor of New York and then vice president. In Paris she serves as a board member of the American Library in Paris as well as director of programs for the Center for the Study of International Communications. She is also project director of a community service art program for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.