A Conversation with Molly Ivins

Ms. Ivins discussed her views on journalism and politics with Mr. Foster. She talked about her childhood background and upbringing in a… read more

Ms. Ivins discussed her views on journalism and politics with Mr. Foster. She talked about her childhood background and upbringing in a conservative household and how her views on civil rights sparked her opposition to that upbringing. Ms. Ivins also discussed her first experiences in journalism and studying abroad and at Columbia Journalism School as well as her various stops working for different newspapers around the country. She gave her perspectives on being both a reporter and a columnist, the role of women in journalism, the future of newspapers, and current political issues.

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  • Douglas Foster Professor University of California, Berkeley->Graduate School of Journalism
  • Molly Ivins Columnist Fort Worth Star Telegram

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A Conversation with Molly Ivins

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Program ID:
79837-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Berkeley, California, United States
First Aired:
May 30, 1997 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 01, 1997 | 3:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 30, 1997 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 31, 1997 | 12:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 31, 1997 | 5:47am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 01, 1997 | 3:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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