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Michelle Shephard, Toronto Star Nat'l Security Reporter, to present "Decade of Fear," October 11

Oct 11, 2011 (All day)
Audience: 
Open to the Public

Michelle Shephard, national security reporter for the Toronto Star, will present a public talk titled, "Decade of Fear: Reporting from Terrorism's Grey Zones" at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. She will be joined in conversation with Barton Gellman '82, a visiting lecturer in public and international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School, and author of the book, Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency. A public reception and book sale and signing of Shephard's new book Decade of Fear: Reporting from Terrorism's Grey Zones will follow the discussion in the Shultz Dining Room.

Shephard is an award-winning journalist focusing on terrorism, civil rights and justice. She is a multiple recipient of the Michener Award for public service journalism and has twice won Canada's top newspaper prize, the National Newspaper Award for investigations, beats and public service reporting. She began working at the Toronto Star in 1995.

Her recently released book, Decade Of Fear: Reporting from Terrorism’s Grey Zones chronicles her reports from the front line and as a spectator to terrorism’s theatre of the absurd. Her first book, Guantanamo’s Child: The Untold Story of Omar Khadr, published in March 2008, was voted by Canada’s Embassy Magazine as one of the 20 most influential books of the year.

The event will be videotaped and archived online for later viewing on the Woodrow Wilson School’s Webmedia site – http://wws.princeton.edu/webmedia/.

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10.11.2011
Michelle Shephard, national security reporter for the Toronto Star joined in conversation with Bart Gellman ‘82, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Washington Post correspondent, and visiting lecturer in public and international affairs at the Wilson School, to discuss Shephard’s new book Decade of Fear: Reporting from Terrorism’s Grey Zones.