March 22 — Veteran journalist to speak at UVM

Contact: UVM Department of Political Science, 802.656.3050 or polisci@uvm.edu

Where and when: UVM’s Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building, 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. FREE

Barrie Dunsmore, Veteran Diplomatic and Foreign Correspondent, to speak at UVM

On Thursday, March 22, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., Barrie Dunsmore will present a public lecture titled, “The Demise of the News Media…and Why That Matters.” The event, a part of the UVM Political Science Department’s Mark L. Rosen Lecture Series, will be held in Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building, and is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.

Dunsmore covered foreign affairs for ABC News for thirty years, reporting from Washington and abroad on the policies of seven U.S. Presidents from Johnson to Clinton. He traveled with them all overseas and was a regular on the planes of their Secretaries of State. From 1965-95 he reported from more than one hundred countries on virtually every major international event from wars to summits to diplomatic shuttles.

Dunsmore is the author of There and Back, a collection of columns on Middle East policy, superpower strategies and controversial domestic issues. He is a regular commentator on VPR and a columnist for the Rutland Herald.

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