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PRESS CLUB OFFICERS

President
Robert Kovacik
NBC4LA

Vice President
Patt Morrison
Los Angeles Times/KPCC

Treasurer
Anthony Palazzo
Bloomberg News

Secretary
Christina Villacorte
Los Angeles Daily News

Gloria Zuurveen
Pace News

Executive Director
Diana Ljungaeus
International Journalist

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BOARD MEMBERS

Barbara Gasser
International Journalist

Jahan Hassan
Ekush News

Gabriel Kahn
USC Innovation Lab

Fernando Mexia
Spanish EFE News Service

Tony Pierce
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Carolina Sarassa
MundoFox

Ben Sullivan
ScienceBlog.com

______________________ ADVISORY BOARD

Eli Broad
Founder, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation

Rick J. Caruso
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Caruso Affiliated

Madeline Di Nonno
Chief Executive Officer, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

David W. Fleming
Counsel, Latham & Watkins LLP

Sherry Lansing
CEO, The Sherry Lansing Foundation

George E. Moss
Chairman, Moss Group

Constance L. Rice
Co-Director, Advancement Project

Hon. Richard J. Riordan
former Mayor of Los Angeles

Ramona Ripston
former Executive Director, ACLU of Southern California

Hon. Bill Rosendahl
former Councilmember, City of Los Angeles

Angelica Salas
Director, CHIRLA

Carol E. Schatz
President & CEO, Downtown Center Business Imrovement District

Gary L. Toebben
President & CEO, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

Matt Toledo
Publisher, Los Angeles Business Journal

Stuart Waldman ­
President, Valley Industry & Commerce Association


WATERGATE: The Press, Politics and the Presidency

KPCC Frank Stoltze, John Dean, Richard Reeves--photo by KPCC

 

John Dean, President Nixon’s former special council, promised new revelations on the Watergate cover-up in his new book that will be published in August. “What did the president know and when did he know it.”

Dean told a capacity crowd at a KPCC/LA Press Club panel on Watergate Wednesday(16) that his book Is based on hours of listening and reading transcripts of unpublished Nixon White House tapes archived at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda. Raw audio: http://bit.ly/KjDoyQ

Panel, moderated by KPCC’s Frank Stoltze, featured:

Richard Reeves, senior lecturer at the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism at the University of Southern California, former chief political correspondent for The New York Times and editor and columnist for New York Magazine and Esquire.

Michael Oreskes, senior managing editor for U.S. News at the Associated Press. He was very involved with the AP’s probe into the New York Police Department’s intelligence operations in the Muslim community which won the Pulitzer Prize in April. He joined the group by phone.

 

Special event produced by KPCC’s Crawford Family Forum in partnership with the Los Angeles Press Club

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

The Crawford Family Forum
474 South Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105
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The Watergate break-in, White House cover-up, Deep Throat’s leaks to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the two cub reporters at The Washington Post who broke the story… it’s the stuff of legend and arguably marked a sea-change in investigative journalism. John Dean, White House counsel to President Nixon, was there through it all, and is here to tell us why forty years ago this political scandal changed the way we cover politics and the presidency forever. He joins KPCC’s Frank Stoltze and veteran newsman Richard Reeves on Wednesday, May 16 at KPCC’s Crawford Family Forum. Stoltze is two-time winner of the LA Press Club’s Radio Journalist of the Year.

Panel:

John W. Dean, former White House legal counsel to President Nixon; served as chief minority counsel for the House Judiciary Committee and associate deputy attorney general in the U.S. Department of Justice; author of Blind Ambition and Worse Than Watergate.

Richard Reeves, senior lecturer at the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism at the University of Southern California, former chief political correspondent for The New York Times and editor and columnist for New York Magazine and Esquire.

This program is in partnership with the Los Angeles Press Club, which is presenting their 2012 President’s Award to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein Sunday, June 24.

6:30pm – Doors Open
7:00pm – Program

Admission is FREE, but RSVPs are required.

Sponsor: Los Angeles Press Club

Type: Community Engagement

 

The Crawford Family Forum
474 South Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105

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