Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and acclaimed speechwriter Peggy Noonan to be Notre Dame’s 2019 opening speaker | News | Notre-Dame news

Peggy Noonan – Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal columnist, speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan, and author of five New York Times best-selling books – will deliver the keynote address and receive an honorary degree at the 174th launch ceremony from the University of Notre Dame in May 19. “Peggy Noonan …

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Journalist Jodi Kantor named 2018 W&M Andrews Fellow

by Erin Zagursky | October 30, 2018 Pulitzer Prize winner will give a public lecture Jodi Kantor, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who revealed the story of Harvey Weinstein, was selected in 2018 by William & Mary’s Hunter B. Andrews Fellow in American Politics. She will be on campus November 12-13 …

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Disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi left friends and family in Saudi Arabia and moved to the United States in 2017. It had become too difficult for him to express himself freely as a journalist at home. After a year of exile in Washington, DC, he traveled to Istanbul to marry his Turkish fiance. …

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Trump’s speechwriter ousting sparks racist debate

It took only 80 minutes after inflammatory racist emails started flying for the Claremont Institute, a conservative think tank, to shut down an email distribution list linking hundreds of top conservatives . The emails that sparked the controversy began to ricochet at noon on Tuesday, in response to a call …

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The incredible ancient Hebrew manuscript of the Getty Museum

“Freakin ‘Amazing!” These are words I never expected to hear from Rabbi Steven Leder, the senior rabbi at Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles (the congregation to which I belong). Rabbi Leder marveled at the Getty Museum’s latest acquisition, The 13e Century Rothschild Pentateuch (which is also the first Hebrew …

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