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Open Visions Forum-Lesley Stahl: "Inside 60 Minutes"


Sep 19, 2012
08:00 PM


Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts opens its 2012-2013 signature lecture series, Open VISIONS Forum, with legendary broadcast journalist and co-editor of 60 Minutes Lesley Stahl at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19, 2012. The award-wining journalist's lecture is entitled "Inside 60 Minutes." Following Lesley Stahl's presentation, there will be an informal conversation and discussion with Professor Philip Eliasoph, OVF moderator, and Dr. James Simon, a former Associated Press reporter who created the journalism program at Fairfield University. Single tickets are $45. Moffly Media is the exclusive magazine sponsor for the 2012-13 Open VISIONS Forum series. Lesley Stahl has been a 60 Minutes correspondent since March 1991. Her reporting of political and impactful stories has won countless Emmy awards throughout her career and in September 2005, Stahl landed the first interview with American hostage Roy Hallums who was held captive by Iraqis for 10 months. Prior to joining 60 Minutes, Stahl served as CBS News White House correspondent during the Carter and Reagan presidencies and part of the term of George H. W. Bush. Her reports appeared frequently on CBS Evening News, first with Walter Cronkite, then with Dan Rather, and on other CBS News broadcasts. Her experiences covering Washington for more than 20 years became the subject of her book Reporting Live (Simon & Schuster, 1999). At the podium, Stahl discusses her professional and personal life as one of the first female television reporters. Stahl was first hired at CBS News in 1972, the same day that affirmative action was passed.




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1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT

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