Danner to lead E.N. Thompson Forum Feb. 23


The E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues continues with "Torture, Obama and Us: The Moral Costs of the War on Terror" presented by Mark Danner at 7 p.m., Feb. 23 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The lecture is free and open to the public. Tickets are available at the Lied Center box office.

Danner is a writer and reporter who has written on politics and foreign affairs, focusing on war and conflict, for more than 25 years. He has covered Central America, Haiti, the Balkans, Iraq and the Middle East, among many other stories. Danner is a professor of journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, and James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs, Politics and the Humanities at Bard College. Danner was a long-time staff writer at The New Yorker and is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books. His work has appeared in Harper's, Aperture and many other newspapers and magazines. He has co-written and helped produce two hour-long documentaries for the ABC News program "Peter Jennings Reporting," and his work has received a National Magazine Award, three Overseas Press Awards and an Emmy. In 1999, Danner was named a MacArthur Fellow. He speaks and lectures widely on foreign policy and America's role in the world.

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