Manny P. here…
The Los Angeles Press Club is sponsoring a series of special events honoring the fine work of Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward. The former Washington Post journalists investigated the cover-up of the Watergate break-in. The fact-finding series of stories contributed to the downfall of the Richard Nixon presidency, four decades ago.
~ KPCC’s Crawford Family Forum at 475 Raymond Ave. in Pasadena will be the site of a roundtable conversation on Wednesday, May 16th at 7p. Guests include John Dean, who was the White House counsel to President Nixon, and a chief whistleblower; and veteran newsman Richard Reeves. They will join KPCC’s Frank Stoltze. The program is entitled: WATERGATE: The Press, Politics, and the Presidency.
~ A special screening of All the President’s Men, which starred Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, and Jason Robards, occurs the next Wednesday, May 23rd at 7p. The Crawford Family Forum in Pasadena will present this award-winning movie that dramatizes the Washington Post effort to uncover the details of the infamous break-in, and eventual White House cover-up. It also stars Martin Balsam, Hal Holbrook and Jack Warden.
~ The Press Club will present their 2012 President’s Award to Woodward and Bernstein for their First Amendment impact on the media. This long overdue moment comes during the 54th Annual Los Angeles Press Club’s Awards at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on June 24th. BOB WOODWARD / CARL BERNSTEIN –>
The Los Angeles Press Club celebrates the important launch of the LA Review of Books. Below are the details for this members-only literary event taking place on Thursday, May 10th:
Until next time> “never forget”