Spring 2021 Schedule / History / GREAT JOURNALISTS AND PUBLISHERS

Coordinators: Wayne Cotter, Leslie Goldman, Michael Wellner

Over the past few years, this country’s First Amendment rights have been more tarnished than treasured. This course will profile some of history’s most courageous journalists and publishers from Thomas Paine to Christiane Amanpour. Their stories underscore the strength and fragility of our First Amendment.

A WEEK / WEDNESDAY / 10:30am to 12:00pm

DatePresenterTopic
02/03Kevin FoleyRoger Ailes
02/17



Ruth Kovner
Michael Wellner
Lucille Granfort

Christopher Hitchens
Jimmy Breslin


03/03

Joyce West
Ruth Ward
Joan Didion
Christiane Amanpour
03/17

Michelle Mackey
Toni Dickenson
Ed Bradley
Thomas Nast
04/07
Ellen Gottfried
Pete Hamill
William F. Buckley
04/21
Steve Allen
The Ochs – Sulzberger Family
05/05
John Shyer
Wayne Cotter
Tom Wolfe

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