The President’s Lecture Series

The President’s Lecture Series

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When: 
Apr 18, 20111:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where: 
1005 3rd Street, NE, Washington, D.C.

Public Broadcasting in a Time of Political Turmoil

Date:April 18, 2011  Time:1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.Location:Blinken Auditorium
TWC’s Residential and Academic Facility (RAF) –
1005 3rd St., NE, Washington, DC

Speaker:Kevin KloseDean and Professor
Philip Merrill School of Journalism
The University of Maryland

What is the role of public broadcasting in today’s society?
How can public broadcasting - and NPR in particular - navigate the turmoil of recent political debates?
Kevin Klose is a former editor, national and foreign correspondent with The Washington Post, and an award-winning author and worldwide broadcasting executive.  From 1998 to 2008, he served as the president of National Public Radio, where he still holds the title of President Emeritus.  Prior to joining NPR, Klose served successively as director of U.S. international broadcasting, overseeing the U.S. Government's global radio and television news services (1997-98) and president of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), broadcasting to Central Europe and the former Soviet Union (1994-97). Klose also served as an editor and reporter at The Washington Post for 25 years, serving as city editor, Moscow bureau chief, Midwest correspondent and deputy national editor.  Klose received a B.A., cum laude, from Harvard. A former Woodrow Wilson National Fellow, he is the author of Russia and the Russians: Inside the Closed Society, the winner of the Overseas Press Club's “Cornelius Ryan Award” and is co-author of four other books.  

Directions TWC Residential and Academic Facility (RAF) map
1005 3rd Street, NE, Washington, D.C. – 3rd & K Streets, NE
Take the RED line train in the direction of Glenmont to the New York Avenue stop.  
Exit via the M Street exit.  Turn left on M Street. Turn right on 3rd Street.
The building will be on your left between L and K Streets.
Dress code is business professional

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