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Bette Bao Lord

(Former) Board Member

Bette Bao Lord was named to the board by President Clinton in 1995 and served until 2000. Ms. Lord came to the board as a recognized author and lecturer whose works include Legacies: A Chinese Mosaic, which was chosen by Time Magazine as one of the ten best non-fiction books of 1990, and Spring Moon, a New York Times bestseller and nominee for the American Book Award. Her other works include In The Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson, 1984, and The Middle Heart, 1996. She also served as Chair of the Freedom House Board of Trustees and on the Board of Trustees of the Freedom Forum.