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Press Release
November 6, 2008

National Archives Presents an American Conversation with Veteran Journalist Daniel Schorr on December 11

Washington, DC…On Thursday, December 11, at 7 p.m., Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein welcomes award-winning journalist Daniel Schorr for an “American Conversation.” The program will take place in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives Building.

As the last surviving member of Edward R. Murrow’s legendary CBS reporting team still active in journalism, Dan Schorr has covered the administrations of 12 Presidents and the beginning and end of the Cold War. His latest book, Come to Think of It:  Notes on the Turn of the Millennium, contains a collection of his essays for National Public Radio from the post–Cold War years, 1990–present. Daniel Schorr is currently a senior news analyst for NPR.

The “American Conversation” series focuses on American history and identity. Senators Harry Reid, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Kay Bailey Hutchison; Former First Lady Barbara Bush; John Hope Franklin; and David McCullough, are among those featured in previous programs, some of which may be viewed on the National Archives web site at American Conversations.

The National Archives Building in Washington, DC, is located on the National Mall at Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW and is fully accessible. All programs in the “American Conversation” series are free and open to the public. Seating for this program is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information or to request an accommodation (e.g., sign language interpreter) for a public program, please e-mail public.program@nara.gov or call (202) 357-5000.

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For Press information, contact the National Archives Public Affairs staff at (202) 357-5300.

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