Media matters

A Lecture with Award-Winning Investigative Reporter Russ Baker, Aug. 27

Aug. 27 at the Armory of the Arts

Date August 23, 2011 at 11:18 AM

Author Anna Sochocky

Publication SantaFe.com

Categories Authors & Literature Education Lectures & Workshops Entertainment & Nightlife

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Tired of talking heads rewinding the day’s news? Hungry for news that peels back the layers of a truth found only with a skillful balance and rigor? Investigative reporting regains its footing in the voice and writing of Russ Baker, an award-winning investigative reporter and founder of WhoWhatWhy.com. Join Baker for an evening of insight, humor, and accurate analysis at 7 p.m., Aug. 27, at the Armory of the Arts in Santa Fe.

Author of Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, The Powerful Forces that Put It in the White House, and What Their Influence Means for America, Russ Baker examines the recurring themes of secrecy and abuses of power in America’s contemporary political rubric. Baker has written for publications around the world including New Yorker, Vanity Fair, the New York Times, The Globe and Mail, The Sunday Times, The Guardian and Der Spiegel. A diligent and consummate writer, Baker has produced hundreds of stories for print, television, and radio and pursued stories across the globe covering history-changing events such as the Hutu-Tutsi massacres in Central Africa, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the overthrow of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu.

Tickets are $25.00 each for the talk and reception. Cash bar available. For reservations and information, please call 428-1379.

 

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