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Iran Elections: A Discussion with Roger Cohen of the New York Times

September 29, 2009
07:00PM - 09:00PM

Arts, Research and Culture House, Crest Auditorium
3601 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, 19104

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A Discussion with Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet and Monroe E. Price
September 29, 2009

From the New York Times: Roger Cohen joined The New York Times in 1990. He was a foreign correspondent for more than a decade before becoming acting Foreign Editor on September 11, 2001, and Foreign Editor six months later.  Since 2004 he has written a column for the Times-owned International Herald Tribune, first for the news pages and then, since 2007, for the Op-Ed page. In 2009 he was named a columnist of The New York Times.  Mr. Cohen has written Hearts Grown Brutal: Sagas of Sarajevo (Random House, 1998), an account of the wars of Yugoslavia’s destruction, and Soldiers and Slaves: American POWs Trapped by the Nazis’ Final Gamble (Alfred A. Knopf, 2005). He has also cowritten a biography of General Norman Schwarzkopf, In the Eye of the Storm (Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1991).

To read Roger Cohen’s recent article on Iran in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, click here.

Discussants: Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet, History, University of Pennsylvania and Monroe Price, Director of the Center for Global Communication Studies, Annenberg School

This event is co-sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania’s Middle East Center.