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Former hostage, CNN Middle East bureau chief to speak
April 6, 2006

Jerry Levin, former American hostage and CNN Middle East bureau chief and current Christian Peacemaker Teams volunteer, and his wife Sis Levin are to speak on their work for peace and nonviolence in the West Bank. The lecture, titled “A Report on the Struggle to Wage Peace and Nonviolence in the Holy Land,” will take place at 2:50 p.m. April 20 in the WSU Vancouver Multimedia Classroom Building, room 1. The event is free and open to the public.The presentation is a sharing of their firsthand account of what is happening today in Palestine and Israel. As an experienced television reporter, Levin tells a powerful … » More …

CNN reporter to speak, receive award May 23
May 10, 2002

She’s interviewed kings, dictators and communist leaders. She’s reported from global hot spots and won an enviable list of journalism awards and honors.She’s Christiane Amanpour, CNN’s chief international correspondent, who has been recently covering the Israel-Palestine conflict. Amanpour will visit Washington State University on Thursday, May 23, to accept the 2002 Award for Distinguished Achievement in Broadcast Journalism from the Murrow School of Communication.The presentation is slated for 7:30 p.m. in Bryan Hall Auditorium, three and a half hours after the Murrow Addition groundbreaking. Following her award presentation, Amanpour will speak and answer questions.Amanpour, whose office is based in London, has worked in many of … » More …