Frank Bruni and Jonathan Capehart: “The Future of LGBT Rights in America”
Apr 10, 2013
from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
|Where||Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center|
|Contact Name||Alissandra Stoyan|
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Frank Bruni, an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times since June 2011, joined the newspaper in 1995. Over his years at The Times he has worn a wide variety of hats, including chief restaurant critic (from June 2004 through August 2009) and Rome bureau chief (2002 to 2004). He has also written two New York Times best sellers: a memoir, Born Round, that was published by Penguin Press in 2009, and "Ambling Into History," a chronicle of George W. Bush's campaign for the presidency, published by HarperCollins in 2002.
Jonathan Capehart is a member of the Washington Post editorial board and writes about politics and social issues for the PostPartisan blog. He is also an MSNBC contributor, appearing regularly on Morning Joe and other dayside programs. Prior to joining The Post in 2007, Capehart was the deputy editor of New York Daily News’s editorial page from 2002 to 2005. He worked as a policy adviser to Michael Bloomberg in his successful campaign for mayor of New York City, he was a national affairs columnist for Bloomberg News from 2000 to 2001. Capehart and the Daily News editorial board won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing for their series on the Apollo Theater in Harlem.
Hosted by the UNC LGBT Representation and Rights initiative. Co-sponsored by the Program in Sexuality Studies, the Provost's Committee on LGBTQ Life and the Center for Global Initiatives.