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America and the World in 2018: A Journalist’s Personal Tour

Oct 3, 2018 04:30PM to 06:00PM
Location: 
Robertson Hall
ARTHUR LEWIS AUDITORIUM
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Speaker(s): 
David Ignatius, Foreign Affairs Columnist for The Washington Post and New York Times Best-Selling Author

Princeton University ID holders will be given priority; overflow seating will be available.

David Ignatius, twice-weekly foreign affairs columnist for The Washington Post, analyst for NBC, and a New York Times best-selling author, will give a public talk at Princeton University on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 4:30 p.m. in Robertson Hall’s Author Lewis Auditorium.

In addition to his regular reporting on the foreign affairs policies of the Trump Administration, Ignatius has turned his experiences reporting on the CIA into 10 spy novels. Previously, he has served as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal and executive editor of the International Herald Tribune. He has published articles in Foreign Affairs, The New York Times MagazineThe Atlanticand The New Republic. A regular guest on Morning Joe, Ignatius has appeared on Face the Nation, Fareed Zakaria GPS, and Meet the Press. As The Post’s foreign editor, he supervised the paper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.

A book sale and signing of Ignatius’ new high-tech spy novel “The Quantum Spy” (2017) will follow the discussion. Ignatius is visiting the Woodrow Wilson School as part of its Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Leadership through Mentorship Program.