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NYU Roundtable On I.F. Stone Includes Peter Osnos, Robert Kaiser, and Jeremy Stone, March 12

February 13, 2008
N-278, 2007-08

New York University’s Department of Journalism will host “The Independent Journalism of I. F. Stone on the 100th Anniversary of His Birth” on Wed., March 12, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor Commons (betw. E. 5th and E. 6th Sts.). Subways: 6 (Astor Place); R, W (8th St.)

The event is free and open to the public, which should call 212.992.9842 or email panuska@nyu.edu for more information.

The panel will include: Washington Post Associate Editor Robert Kaiser; former Washington Post reporter Myra MacPherson, author of All Governments Lie: The Life and Times of Rebel Journalist I. F. Stone; Peter Osnos, founder of PublicAffairs books and former assistant to Stone; and D. D. Guttenplan, London editor of The Nation and author of the forthcoming American Radical: The Life and Times of I.F. Stone. NYU Journalism Professor Mitchell Stephens, author of A History of News, will moderate the session, which will include remarks by I.F. Stone’s son, Jeremy; and Nieman Foundation Curator Robert Giles.

The late I. F. Stone, a crusading investigative journalist, published his own weekly in Washington from 1953 to 1971. Information about his life and examples of his writings can be found at www.ifstone.org/testing.

Journalists interested in attending should contact James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Graduate School of Arts and Science, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release

I.F. "Izzy" Stone in his thirties working on the Remington typewriter--Courtesy of Jeremy J. Stone, www.ifstone.org

I.F. "Izzy" Stone in his thirties working on the Remington typewriter--Courtesy of Jeremy J. Stone, www.ifstone.org


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