Andrew Ross Sorkin @ Stanford
Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PST)
PLEASE ARRIVE BY 2:50pm TO RESERVE A SEAT
Join us for a riveting discussion about the defining crisis of our time: the 2008 financial crisis that fundamentally reshaped America's (and our) future. No one can tell this story better than Andrew Ross Sorkin, the award-winning columnist and reporter for The New York Times.
Sorkin wrote the acclaimed book Too Big to Fail: How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System -- and Themselves. It received unqualified praise from reviewers and readers alike, and was described as "an absolute tour-de-force" by The American Prospect.
In 2011, Sorkin co-produced the Emmy award-winning HBO adaptation of his book, starring Paul Giamatti and William Hurt.
In addition to his writing for The New York Times, he co-anchors CNBC's "Squawk Box." He has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader, and is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Do I need to bring a physical ticket? UPDATE: Yes, please bring a ticket. Due to exceptionally high demand, we will be checking tickets for this event.
2. How will the event be formatted? Sorkin will speak for the first thirty minutes, with the rest of the time reserved for questions.
We are the ASSU Speakers Bureau -- a student group charged with bringing high-profile speakers and performers to campus. In the past year, we have helped bring Jane Goodall, Garry Kasparov, Al Gore, Olympia Snowe, and numerous other speakers. We offer co-sponsorships to all eligible student groups. To join, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. To request a co-sponsorship, please complete the form available on the Speakers Bureau OrgSync page.
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