Nicholas Kristof with Madeleine Brand: A Ray of Hope in a Grim Time

Speakers
Event Details
Wednesday

Sept. 23

5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Nicholas Kristof, Pulitzer Prize winning journalists will talk about divisions in America and his hopes about bridging those divides.

Nicholas Kristoff will talk about the challenges of working-class rural America and describe the failed government policies Over the last half century which has created the disunity existing in America today. He will share not only the nature of the divide, but also will share his hopes for the change and healing needed to re-unify the county.

Nicholas Kristof is an American journalist, book author, and political commentator. A winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, he is a regular CNN contributor and an op-ed columnisn’t for The New York Times. According to The Washington Post, Kristof “rewrote opinion journalism” with his emphasis on human rights abuses and social injustices. His most recent book, Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope (Knopf, January 2020), which he co-wrote with his wife, Sheryl WuDun, explores the lives and challenges of rural working class Americans and shines a light on five decades of government failure which led us to the current state of disunion. The book has been described as “one of the most important books on the state of our disunion”

CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin described Kristof as “the moral conscience of our generation of journalists.“