2011 Paulsen Lecture: Seymour Hersh

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Seymour HershSeymour Hersh on U.S. Foreign Policy

October 18, 2011
7 p.m. 
William W. Philip Hall

Seymour (Sy) Hersh is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and author. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker magazine on military and security matters. He has also won two National Magazine Awards and is a five-time Polk winner and recipient of the 2004 George Orwell Award.

He first gained worldwide recognition in 1969 for exposing the My Lai Massacre and its cover-up during the Vietnam War, for which he received the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting. His 2004 reports on the U.S. military's mistreatment of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison gained much attention.

This lecture is co-sponsored by the UW Graduate School's Walker-Ames Fund.

Special student-only event

October 18, 2011
1:30 - 3:35 p.m.
Carwein Auditorium
All students are invited to join Professor Rob Crawford and his class for a personal discussion with Seymour Hersh. Students will be required to show their student ID card for admission.