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Evan Thomas, former Washington Bureau Chief and Editor at Large, Newsweek magazine; author, “Being Nixon: A Man Divided”

Nov 10, 2015 04:30PM to 06:00PM
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Speaker(s): 
Evan Thomas, former Washington bureau chief & editor at large, Newsweek magazine; author, “Being Nixon: A Man Divided;"Julian Zelizer, the Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, Class of 1941 Professor of History and Public Affairs, Woodrow WIlson School

Evan Welling Thomas III, author and former Washington bureau chief and editor-at-large at Newsweek magazine, will discuss his new book, “Being Nixon: A Man Divided,” on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. in Robertson Hall on the Princeton University campus. He will be joined in conversation by Julian Zelizer, the Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, Class of 1941 Professor of History and Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School. A book sale and signing will follow the discussion.

Thomas served as a writer, correspondent and editor for 33 years at Time and Newsweek, including ten years (1986-1996) as Washington bureau chief at Newsweek, where he later served as editor-at-large, retiring in 2010. He wrote more than 100 cover stories and, in 1999, won a National Magazine Award for reporting on the Monica Lewinsky scandal. He wrote Newsweek's 50,000-word election specials in 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008. The 2004 election special issue won a National Magazine Award. Thomas has taught writing and journalism at Harvard University and Princeton. From 2007 to 2014, he was Ferris Professor of Journalism in Residence at Princeton.

Julian E. Zelizer has been one of the pioneers in the revival of American political history, is currently a Ford Academic Fellow at the New America Foundation and writes a popular weekly column for CNN. He is the author of several books and is a frequent commentator in the international and national media on political history and contemporary politics.

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