Journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning Author David K.
Shipler to Speak Nov. 28
David K. Shipler, a longtime journalist and Pulitzer
Prize-winning author, will speak at 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov.
28, in the Great Hall on the Homewood campus.
The title of his talk is "The Working Poor: Invisible
in America," which is also the title of his latest book.
Shipler will be signing copies of his book at the event.
Shipler wrote for The New York Times from 1966
to 1988, reporting from New York, Saigon, Moscow and
Jerusalem before serving as chief diplomatic correspondent
in Washington, D.C. He has also written for The New
Yorker, The Washington Post and The Los Angeles
Times. He is the author of the books Russia: Broken
Idols, Solemn Dreams; Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a
Promised Land, which won the Pulitzer Prize for
nonfiction in 1987; and A Country of Strangers: Blacks
and Whites in America.
Shipler, who has been a guest scholar at the Brookings
Institution and a senior associate at the Carnegie
Endowment for International Peace, has taught at Princeton,
American University and Dartmouth.
The talk is part of the Institute for
Policy Studies' Press and Public Policy Seminar Series,
which spotlights the common ground between those who study
and those who report on domestic policy issues.
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