Chris Hedges, in Conversation with Mickey Huff
September 26, 7pm
First Congregational Church of Berkeley
KPFA welcomes Pulitzer-prize winning author Chris Hedges in celebration of the release of his most recent book, The Greatest Evil is War. This live, in-person event will be hosted by Project Censored’s Mickey Huff. Pegasus Books will have copies of The Greatest Evil Is War available for sale at this event, and Chris Hedges will be signing books.
ABOUT THE PARTICIPANTS
Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who was a foreign correspondent and bureau chief in the Middle East and the Balkans for fifteen years for The New York Times. He previously worked overseas for The Dallas Morning News, The Christian Science Monitor, and NPR. Hedges, who holds a Master of Divinity from Harvard University, is the author of numerous books, and was a National Book Critics Circle finalist for War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning. He has taught at Columbia University, New York University, Princeton University, and the University of Toronto.
Mickey Huff is the director of Project Censored and president of the nonprofit Media Freedom Foundation. To date, he has co-edited 14 editions of the Project’s yearbook, including most recently Project Censored’s State of the Free Press (2022), with Andy Lee Roth. He is co-author with Nolan Higdon, of Unites States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (and what we can do about it) (City Lights, 2019) and Let’s Agree to Disagree: A Critical Thinking Guide to Communication, Conflict Management, and Critical Media Literacy (Routledge, 2022). He is the executive producer and host of The Project Censored Show on KPFA/Pacifica Radio and a professor of social science, history, and journalism.
ABOUT THE BOOK