Please join KLRU's Overheard with Evan Smith for an interview with Len Downie, Jr.
DATE: November 1
TIME: 1 p.m. (Doors open at 12:30 p.m.)
LOCATION: KLRU's Studio 6A
RSVP: The event is free but an RSVP is required. Please complete the form to the left to RSVP.
For seventeen years, Downie served as executive editor of The Washington Post, succeeding Ben Bradlee in that position. The paper won 25 Pulitzer Prizes during his time in that position. Downie began his 44-year career with the paper as an intern in 1964, holding a wide variety of positions and helping to supervise the Post's coverage of Watergate as deputy metro editor. He now teaches journalism at Arizona State University. In addition to his work as a journalist, Downie has published five books, including four works of non-fiction and one novel.
Join us for Overheard with Evan Smith's second season of great conversation with fascinating people, always on the news and always with a sense of humor. The show features in-depth interviews with a mix of guests from politics, the arts, literature, journalism, business, sports and more, and reaches PBS stations from California to Florida. We hope you'll be there for the second season of this exciting program. And thanks for passing the word along to any friends who might be interested in joining our audience.