John Burns on War Reporting
John Burns talked about journalists as witnesses to history, General Eisenhower, and the challenges America faces in a time of war and the… read more
John Burns talked about journalists as witnesses to history, General Eisenhower, and the challenges America faces in a time of war and the resolve necessary. He discussed the situation in Iraq and Afghanistan, including how the wars started and the difficulties of withdrawal. He also talked about the role of the news media and the challenges facing newspapers.
John F. Burns, a two time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, is the London bureau chief and former Baghdad bureau chief of The New York Times. The program “Evening with John F. Burns” was held at 7:00 p.m. CT Friday evening on August 28, 2009, in the visitors center auditorium of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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