The International Studies Public Forum (ISPF) presents
“Obama, Nukes and the Democratic Movement in Iran: Foreign Correspondent Reese Erlich
Presents a First-Hand Report from Tehran"
with Reese Erlich, Freelance Journalist
Thursday, April 1, 2010
Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100
Reese Erlich's history in journalism goes back 41 years. He first worked as a staff
writer and research editor for Ramparts, an investigative reporting magazine published
in San Francisco from 1963 to 1975. Today he works as a full-time print and broadcast
freelance reporter. He reports regularly for National Public Radio, CBC, ABC (Australia),
Radio Deutche Welle and Market Place Radio. His articles appear in the SF Chronicle
and Dallas Morning News. His television documentaries have aired on PBS stations nationwide.
Erlich’s book, Target Iraq: What the News Media Didn't Tell You, co-authored with
Norman Solomon, became a best seller in 2003. The Iran Agenda: The Real Story of US
Policy and the Middle East Crisis was published in 2007. Dateline Havana: The Real
Story of US Policy and the Future of Cuba was published in 2009.
Erlich shared a Peabody Award in 2006 as a segment producer for Crossing East, a radio documentary on the history of Asians in the US. In 2004, Erlich’s radio special “Children of War: Fighting, Dying, Surviving,” won a Clarion Award presented by the Alliance for Women in Communication and second and third place from the National Headlines Awards. His article about the U.S.’s use of depleted uranium ammunition was voted the eighth most censored story in America for 2003 by Project Censored at Sonoma State University. In 2002, his radio documentary, “The Russia Project,” hosted by Walter Cronkite, won the depth reporting prize for broadcast journalism awarded by the Northern California Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Erlich’s Progressive magazine article on the Afghan drug trade:
Erlich’s Vanity Fair magazine article on the truth about the 2008 US raid on Syria:
Video coverage of Erlich's talk:
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