|Eric Sevareid and the philosophy of journalism is the subject of the next Why? radio show|
A cultural commentator who has devoted most of his professional career to public humanities programs, guest Clay Jenkinson is the host of public radio's "The Thomas Jefferson Hour." He has has been honored by two presidents for his work. On November 6, 1989, he received from President George Bush one of the first five Charles Frankel Prizes, the National Endowment for the Humanities' highest award (now called the National Humanities Medal), at the nomination of the NEH chair, Lynne Cheney. Since his first work with the North Dakota Humanities Council in the late 1970s, including a pioneering first-person interpretation of Meriwether Lewis, Clay Jenkinson has made thousands of presentations throughout the United States and its territories, including Guam and the Northern Marianas.
Tune in to listen to Jenkinson and host Jack Weinstein discuss Eric Sevareid and the philosophy of journalism at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 14. You can listen locally on Prairie Public Radio or online at www.philosophyinpubliclife.org
-- Chelsea Stone, IPPL Student Intern, Institute for Philosophy in Public Life, email@example.com, 701-789-1415