Time/CNN political journalist to lecture on election

Author: Megan Connelly, news and information intern


Margaret Carlson, political journalist for Time magazine and CNN, will deliver a lecture titledHow Did We Get Here? The Voters, the Media and the Unknown in Election 2004at 2 p.m. Nov. 9 (Tuesday) in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies. The lecture is free and open to the public.p. The 2004-05 journalist-in-residence at Notre Dame, Carlson joined Time as its first woman columnist in January 1988 from the New Republic, where she was managing editor. She has served as Times deputy Washington bureau chief and as a White House correspondent. Her journalism career has included stints as Washington bureau chief for Esquire magazine, editor of Washington Weekly, and editor of the Legal Times of Washington.p. In addition to her duties at Time, Carlson serves as a panelist on CNN’s political programsInside PoliticsandThe Capital Gang.She is the author of the memoirAnyone Can Grow Up: How George Bush and I Made it to the White House.p. A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, Carlson earned a law degree from George Washington University.p. As journalist-in-residence, Carlson will meet with students and faculty as well as speak in classes associated with the University’s John W. Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics&Democracy.

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