Fourteenth Annual Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Memorial Lecture for World PeaceOctober 24, 1995
Marking the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Dr. Noam Chomsky lectured on the Oregon State University campus on October 24, 1995. Chomsky spoke as the fourteenth Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Memorial Lecturer for World Peace. In 1982 the Ava Helen Pauling Lectureship for World Peace was jointly established by Dr. Linus Pauling and the OSU College of Liberal Arts in memory of Mrs. Pauling's multi-decade commitment to issues of peace and civil liberties. In 1995, beginning with Dr. Chomsky's presentation, the Lectureship was renamed to include Linus Pauling, who had died in August of the previous year.