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Richard Reeves speaks at Hampton Library’s Fridays at Five
August 5, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm$20
Richard Reeves, bestselling author of such books as “Infamy: The Shocking Story of Japanese American Internment in World War II” and “President Kennedy: Profile of Power” is an award-winning journalist who was the Chief Political Correspondent of The New York Times, a writer for The New Yorker, and chief correspondent for Frontline on PBS. He is currently the Senior Lecturer at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California.
In 1998, he won the Carey McWilliams Award of the American Political Science Association for distinguished contributions to the understanding of American politics. He was the Goldman Lecturer on American Civilization and Government at the Library of Congress that year; the lectures were published by Harvard University Press under the title “What the People Know: Freedom and the Press.”
Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the program runs from 5 to 6 p.m. A single ticket is $20. A book of five tickets is $80. The Hampton Library is located at 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton. Call 631.537.0015 or visit hamptonlibrary.org for tickets.