Elections: Media & Personalities - with Jack Bohrer, Betsy Fischer, James Hohmann and Jonathan Martin
This event, the last of a four-part series on the 2012 presidential election, features a discussion on “Media & personalities.” Jack Bohrer has written about politics for The New Republic, Politico, Salon, and other publications, and is completing a book about Robert F. Kennedy under contract with Bloomsbury Press. He is a 2006 graduate of Washington College, where he majored in Political Science and was a student associate at the Starr Center. Betsy Fischer is the longtime Executive Producer of “Meet the Press,” NBC’s top-rated Sunday morning public affairs program and the longest running television program in the world. She has worked on the network’s coverage of the 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012 elections, and has received numerous awards, including two Emmys and the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Political Journalism. James Hohmann is a national political correspondent for Politico and previously served as a reporter for the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times. He is at work on a book about the 1976 election and the political ascendancy of Ronald Reagan. Jonathan Martin is a correspondent for Politico, where he has covered the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections. He previously covered politics for The National Review and The Hotline.
Sponsored by the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience and the Goldstein Program in Public Affairs.