American Forum - Making the News, Taking the News: From NBC to the Ford White House
September 23, 2011
11:00AM - 12:00PM (EDT)
For fifteen years, RON NESSEN enjoyed an extraordinary career covering the major national events of the 1960s and 1970s for NBC News and later serving as White House press secretary to President Gerald R. Ford. His most recent book, “Making the News, Taking the News: From NBC to the Ford White House,” remembers the events and personalities that dominated national politics during Nessen's career. Nessen is currently a journalist-in-residence at the Brookings Institution. A book signing will follow his Forum.