1998-1999 indexDistributed October 27, 1998
NPR White House correspondent to speak on the state of the presidency
Mara Liasson, White House correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR), will deliver an address about the Clinton presidency Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, at 7:30 p.m. in the Salomon Center for Teaching, Room 101. The lecture is free and open to the public.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Mara Liasson, White House correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR), will deliver a lecture titled "The State of the Clinton Presidency" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, 1998, in Room 101 of the Salomon Center for Teaching, located on The College Green. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Less than a week after providing key coverage of the Congressional candidates and issues in the election, Liasson will visit campus as part of the John Hazen White Lecture Series hosted by the Department of Political Science. Prior to her lecture, Liasson will be a special guest at a private reception hosted by Brown President E. Gordon Gee in support of WRNI, Rhode Island's new NPR affiliate.
At NPR, Liasson provides extensive coverage from Washington and files reports from the road as key figures in the administration travel. Her reports can be heard regularly on NPR's news magazine shows, All Things Considered and Morning Edition.
Liasson joined NPR in 1985 as a general assignment reporter and newscaster. During her tenure, she has covered two presidential elections, in 1992 and 1996. She is a three-time winner of the White House Correspondents Association's Merriman Smith Award for daily news: 1994, 1995 and 1997.
Liasson earned a bachelor's degree in American history from Brown University in 1977. From September 1988 to June 1989, she took a leave of absence from NPR to attend Columbia University as a recipient of a Bagehot Fellowship in economics and business.######