William James Perry, U.S. secretary of defense under President Clinton and a member of President Bush's Baker-Hamilton Iraq Study Group, speaks in Ashland tonight.

Perry’s talk about nuclear proliferation is set from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Temple Emek Shalom, 1800 E. Main St. It’s free.

The event is sponsored by United Nations Association of the USA, Southern Oregon; State of Jefferson Returned Peace Corps Volunteers; the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom; and the League of Women Voters of Ashland and Medford.

Details: 857-6419.