Notre Dame College of Arts and Letters | Mar. 20, 2014
Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent and best-selling author Hedrick Smith will deliver the 2014 Red Smith Lecture in Journalism at Notre Dame on Wednesday, April 2.
The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies on campus.
Smith’s most recent book, Who Stole the American Dream?, was published in 2012. In his lecture, “Stealing the Dream: Did We Miss the Big Story?” he’ll address journalism’s role in covering the economic transformations of the past few decades.
A reporter and editor at The New York Times for 26 years, he shared a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 1972 as a member of the team responsible for publication of the Pentagon Papers, and in 1974 he won the Pulitzer for international reporting for his coverage of Russia and Eastern Europe.