Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist to Speak at Le Moyne CollegeSYRACUSE, N.Y. (For Immediate Release) … Le Moyne College will host a talk by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and Syracuse native Eric Lichtblau on Tues., Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the campus center. His talk is titled “How Much Does the Public Really Need to Know? The Role of a Free Press in the War on Terror.”
Eric Lichtblau joined the New York Times in September 2002 as a correspondent covering the justice department. Prior to that, he worked at the Los Angeles Times for 15 years, where he also covered the justice department in their Washington bureau from 1999 to 2002. Lichtblau has also worked on the Los Angeles Times’ investigative team in Los Angeles and covered various law enforcement agencies.
In 2006, he and his New York Times colleague James Risen were honored with the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting for their carefully sourced stories on secret domestic eavesdropping. Lichtblau is the author of “Bush’s Law: The Remaking of American Justice.”
A graduate of Jamesville-DeWitt High School, Lichtblau earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Cornell University.
The talk is free and open to the public. A reception and book signing will follow the event. For more information, call 445-4475.
posted on: 10/7/2008