Burkle Talk with Tim Weiner, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter for The New York Times
Join us for a lecture by Tim Weiner on his most recent book "Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA". Copies of his book will be available for purchase and signing after the event. Mr. Weiner has reported on American intelligence from around the world for more than 20 years. He is the author of three books, and has traveled extensively to investigate CIA covert operations firsthand.
Monday, March 02, 20092:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Dodd Hall Room 121
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Tim Weiner is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who has reported on American intelligence from around the world for more than 20 years. He is the author of three books, including the National Book Award winner Legacy of Ashes. As a reporter for The New York Times he has traveled extensively to investigate CIA covert operations firsthand, and has worked as a foreign correspondent in eighteen nations including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sudan, Kenya, Liberia, Cuba, Mexico, and throughout Latin America covering wars, coups, and the foreign policies of the United States. He spent 10 years as a Washington correspondent covering national security and the CIA, breaking more than 100 page-one stories during the last seven years. As an investigative reporter at the Philadelphia Inquirer, he was awarded the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting, in recognition of articles exposing the secret spending of the Pentagon and the CIA.
Copies of book will be available for purchase and signing.
Cost : Free and open to the public.
Sponsor(s): Burkle Center for International Relations