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Journalist Robert MacNeil speaks at Writers Speak Wednesdays
April 6, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Robert MacNeil grew up and was educated in Canada. He was a journalist for forty years with, successively, Reuters News Agency, NBC News and the BBC, culminating in twenty years as Executive Editor of the MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour on PBS.
He is the author of four novels: “Burden of Desire,” “The Voyage,” “Breaking News,” and “Portrait of Julia”; three memoirs: “The Right Place at the Right Time,” “Wordstruck” and “Looking For My Country”; and co-author of “The Story of English” and the sequel, “Do You Speak American?” He lives in New York City and Nova Scotia.
Roger Rosenblatt will lead a conversation with Mr. MacNeil in the Radio Lounge at Stony Brook Southampton, beginning at 7 p.m.