Eyewitness to History: Lessons From Two Decades Covering the World

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This event marks the end of a year-long series of events celebrating decades of ICFRC's impact in the community, celebrating the past, and looking forward together to reach ever more hearts and minds through diverse, inclusive, and timely topics on the most urgent issues facing our world and all of those in our community who call it home.

Frank Langfitt is NPR's Global Democracy correspondent based on the Investigations desk in Washington, D.C. He covers threats to democracy at home and abroad. Please send tips to Frank Langfitt on Signal or Telegram. Previously, Langfitt spent nearly two decades as an international correspondent reporting from more than 50 countries and territories. Based most recently in London, he covered the UK and Ireland, as well as the war in Ukraine and its implications in Europe.

Ben Kieffer joined Iowa Public Radio in 2000 and is host of IPR’s daily noon talk show River to River, which he also helps produce. Prior to joining IPR, Ben lived and worked in Europe for more than a decade. He reported firsthand the fall of the Berlin Wall and covered the Velvet Revolution in Prague. Ben has won numerous awards for his work over the course of more than 30 years in public media.
Co-Sponsored by MidWestOne Bank, UI International Programs, UI Public Policy Center, Veterans for Peace - Chapter 161, UI School of Journalism and Mass Communication and Iowa Public Radio.
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Old Capitol Museum
Senate Chambers
21 North Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Peter Gerlach in advance at 319-325-5361 or peter-gerlach@uiowa.edu.