John Waterbury is an American academic that served as the 14th president of the American University of Beirut between 1998 and 2008. He was the first president to reside in Beirut since 1984. During his tenure at AUB, Waterbury sought to restore the university to its long-standing place and reputation as an institution of higher learning meeting the highest international standards. Wikipedia*
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John Waterbury has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1991 Forum.