Past Seminars

Truth and the Iraq War: Frank Rich Converses with Television Journalists

The Robert M. Batscha University Seminar Series

Tuesday, November 27, 2007
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Eastern
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific

Frank Rich's recent book, The Greatest Story Ever Sold: The Decline and Fall of Truth from 9/11 to Katrina, examines the print press's responsibility in the new century, focusing on the buildup to the Iraq War. Rich will turn his critical lens to the three major networks and their coverage of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, from 9/17/01 through the end of 2003. His panelists know the inside story and will explore with Rich television's challenges and performance in covering America's latest conflict.

Moderator: Frank Rich, Op-Ed columnist, The New York Times

In Person:
Dan Rather, Anchor and Managing Editor, Dan Rather Reports, HDNet
Tom Yellin, Pres. & Exec. Prod., The Documentary Group; Exec. Prod., ABC News