Jane Mayer with Paul Holdengräber: Investigative Journalism

Mon. May 21, 2018 at 7:00pm EDT
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Two-time Helen Bernstein Book Award winner Jane Mayer joins Paul Holdengräber for a conversation spanning her decades-long career. An author of narrative nonfiction and a staff writer for The New Yorker, Mayer's in-depth investigative reporting has uncovered hard truths about American life that challenge our understanding of culture, politics, and foreign policy. Her books and magazine pieces have tackled sexual harassment, the war on terror, the deployment of drones, the prosecution of whistleblowers, and, in her most recent book, Dark Money, the uses and abuses of money in electoral politics. This event will follow the 2018 The Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism, honoring journalists and their important role in drawing public attention to current issues, events, or policies. The Award was established through a gift from Joseph Frank Bernstein, in honor of journalist Helen Bernstein Fealy. 

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Celeste Bartos Forum The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 42nd Street & 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10018
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