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Journalist compares FDR, Bush, April 18

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.

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