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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John Burns on War Reporting

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Program ID:
288675-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Abilene, Kansas, United States
First Aired:
Sep 20, 2009
Last Aired:
Sep 21, 2009

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  • Sep 20, 2009 | 1:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 20, 2009 | 7:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 21, 2009 | 1:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 21, 2009 | 7:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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