BackStory with the American History Guys present:
Presidents and the Press: A Pulitzer Centennial Event
Hosted by Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Featuring BackStory’s historian-hosts Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, and Peter Onuf in discussion with special guests and a live audience to explore the complicated relationship between America’s presidents and the fourth estate.
Guests include University of Purdue historian Kathryn Brownell and Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Carol Leonnig. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prizes, the program will also examine the related history and impact of the Prizes and their continued relevance today.
FREE and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served. No reserved seating.
This program is made possible by a grant from the 2016 Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative.
The George Washington University’s Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
School of Media and Public Affairs
Department of American Studies
Department of History
Federation of State Humanities Councils
Humanities Council of Washington, D.C.
National Humanities Alliance
Date and Time
School of Media and Public Affairs GW Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052