Journalist Tom Brokaw spoke with his daughter Jennifer Brokaw about patient advocacy Thursday in the Amp.
Journalist Robin Wright has reported on every war, revolution and uprising in the Middle East since 1973, as well as conflicts in other regions. In all, she has reported from more than 140 countries for publications including The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker and Time magazine.
Annie Griffiths is giving more than a just a voice to the voiceless — she is illuminating the darkness they are shrouded in by showing the world who they really are, one photograph at a time.
After setting some “ground rules” for who got to lead the conversation, Krista Tippett and Michel Martin, both female journalists and radio hosts, talked shop at the 2 p.m. Interfaith Lecture Thursday in the Hall of Philosophy.
“We believe in democracy; we believe in freedom; we believe in peace,” said President Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the end of his 1936 “I Hate War” address at Chautauqua. FDR was campaigning for re-election at the time, and conveyed in the speech his attitude toward the brewing international conflicts that would come to a head in World War II.
Nedim Şener is looking forward to seeing his wife and 10-year-old daughter when he returns to Turkey. However, his time with his family will be brief; Şener goes to trial in one month and faces seven to 15 years in prison. Held without bail, he will be allowed to see his family for 45 minutes per week.
His crime? Publicly criticizing the Turkish government.