Presidents and the Press

A Pulitzer Centennial Event
Tue, 19 July, 2016 6:00pm

Featuring “BackStory” historian-hosts Ed AyersBrian Balogh and Peter Onuf in discussion with special guests and a live audience to explore the complicated relationship between America’s presidents and the fourth estate.

Guests include University of Purdue historian Kathryn Brownell and Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Carol Leonnig. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prizes, the program will also examine the related history and impact of the Prizes and their continued relevance today.

This program is made possible by a grant from the 2016 Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative.

Co-Sponsored by:

  • GW's Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
  • School of Media and Public Affairs
  • Department of American Studies
  • Department of History

Promotional Partners:

Federation of State Humanities Councils
Humanities Council of Washington, D.C.
National Humanities Alliance

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