Hendrik Hertzberg, executive editor of The New Yorker, will discuss “Taxation without Representation: What’s Really Wrong with American Politics” at New York University on Tuesday, April 15, 6:15 p.m. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place at NYU’s Fales Library, 3rd floor of the NYU Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South. For further information the public should call (212) 998-6909.
Hendrik Hertzberg has a long career as a magazine editor and writer. He has been on the staffs of Newsweek and The New Republic and has been executive editor of The New Yorker since 1992. Mr. Hertzberg also served as a speechwriter to President Jimmy Carter and as a fellow at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is the author of the book One Million and, with Martin Kalb, of Candidates.
This lecture is presented to celebrate the dedication of the Irwin Mann Memorial Collection on Voting and Democracy, recently opened at NYU’s Bobst Library. The collection, which is named for the late mathematician and NYU adjunct professor Irwin Mann, is a gift of the Menemsha Fund.