Journalist compares FDR, Bush, April 18
Posted April 12, 2006; 06:08 p.m.
Newsweek senior editor and columnist Jonathan Alter will speak on
"FDR, Bush and the Requirements of Presidential Leadership" at 4:30
p.m. Tuesday, April 18, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
Alter has been at Newsweek since 1983 and has been a columnist since 1991, covering politics, media and social and global issues. His new book, "The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope," will be published in May.
Alter has also been a contributing correspondent for NBC News and has won numerous awards for his political columns. He was a visiting professor at Princeton in 1997.
The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.