The 2000 Philip M. Foisie Memorial Lecture

David Broder, political columnist and reporter for The Washington Post, delivered the fifth annual Philip M. Foisie Memorial Lecture on May 22, 2000, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Montreal. He spoke from notes and his talk was tape-recorded. A Pulitzer Prize winner for his commentary, Broder arguably is America’s most highly regarded political reporter and columnist, […]

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The 1999 Philip M. Foisie Memorial Lecture

The fourth annual Philip M. Foisie Memorial Lecture was delivered on May 12, 1999, at the Chicago Athletic Club, Chicago, Ill., by syndicated columnist E.J. Dionne. Dionne spent 14 years with the New York Times, reporting on state and local government, national politics, and from around the world, including stints in Paris, Rome and Beirut. […]

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The 1998 Philip M. Foisie Memorial Lecture

The third annual Philip M. Foisie Memorial Lecture was delivered on May 12, 1998, at the Westgate Hotel, San Diego, Calif., by Sandra Mims Rowe, editor of The Oregonian in Portland, Oregon, the largest newspaper in the Northwest. From 1984 until April 1993, Ms. Rowe was executive editor and vice president of The Virginian-Pilot and […]

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The 1997 Philip M. Foisie Memorial Lecture

The second annual Philip M. Foisie Memorial Lecture was delivered on May 6, 1997, at the Barcelona International Press Centre, Barcelona, Spain, by Jordan “Buzz” Rizer, director of the American Forces Information Service, the U.S. Defense Department agency that supports The European and Pacific Stars and Stripes newspapers. Ladies and Gentlemen: I am a publisher. […]

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The 1996 Philip M. Foisie Memorial Lecture

The first Philip M. Foisie Memorial Lecture was delivered on May 7, 1996, at the KormanSuites Hotel and Conference Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., by Benjamin C. Bradlee, vice president at-large and former executive editor of The Washington Post. A chat with Ben Bradlee The Washington Post wasn’t the first American newspaper to hire an […]

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