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    Panel Discussion on Investigative Journalism

    Panelists talked about investigative journalism and “getting the story.” Panelists included Annie Jacobsen, author of Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program That Brought Nazi Scientists…

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    Q&A with Walter Kirn

    Walter Kirn, author, book critic, and essayist, talked about his book Lost in the Meritocracy: The Undereducation of an Overachiever (Doubleday; May 19, 2009). In his first non-fiction…

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    Internet News Sources and Columns

    Mr. Kirn discussed his experience as a guest columnist “blogging” on AndrewSullivan.com and the power of the Internet as a public forum for ideas. He also focused on tax issues and…

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    The State of Narrative, Nonfiction Writing

    As part of the J. Anthony Lukas Prize forum, Mr. Sheehan talked about Lukas’s life and journalism career. After his speech, writers and critics talked about writing narrative nonfiction.…

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