POLITICS AND THE MEDIA: HOW DID WE GET HERE?

4 – 5:15 PM—Literary Discussion

POLITICS AND THE MEDIA: HOW DID WE GET HERE?

At a time when the stakes are high, Americans see a new hostility between a presidential administration and the fourth estate. These journalists lend perspective. Tom Sancton talks about his experience working as a journalist in France which culminated in the books Death of a Princess and The Bettencourt Affair: The World’s Richest Woman and the Scandal that Rocked Paris; Douglas Brinkley talks about the challenges of being a presidential historian; Robert Fieseler, author of Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation, talks about coverage of gay issues; and Laine Kaplan-Levinson talks about her new series for WWNO, “Sticky Wicket: On Politics and the Media.” Moderated by New Orleans Advocate political columnist, Stephanie Grace.

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  FRI 3/29/19 4:00 pm