You shouldn't know who Valerie Plame is. But you very likely do. She's the former CIA agent whose cover was blown in what became one of the most infamous scandals in American history, involving the highest rungs of the Bush White House. Besides the mounting human cost and the fact that no "weapons of mass destructions" were found, the spectacle played one of the largest roles in the plummeting support for the 2nd Iraq war and became a black eye for the Administration.
Former CIA agent Valerie Plame is scheduled to speak to University of Alabama students and screen a documentary about her experiences. University officials say Plame will speak with students of Stephen Schwab, a UA adjunct assistant professor and former CIA analyst, when she visits the Tuscaloosa campus March 31. She's also expected to screen the film at 7:30 p.m. March 31 in Farrah Hall. That event is free and open to the public.