David Halberstam, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who has been called "the Moses of American journalism," will serve Sept. 14 and 15 as Williams Visiting Professor at Fredonia State College.
He will give the annual Maytum Lecture during a 9:30 a.m. convocation Sept. 14 in King Concert Hall on the Fredonia campus. His address, "America, Then and Now," will launch the college's yearlong focus on the role America played in shaping the history of the 1900s. It is free to the public.
Halberstam also will join Fredonia State faculty in a panel discussion at 2 p.m. Sept. 14 at Marvel Theater on campus.
A moderated question-and-answer session with Halberstam at 8 p.m. Sept. 14 in the Williams Center multipurpose room also is open to the public.
Halberstam, a former New York Times correspondent in Vietnam, will visit Fredonia State students Sept. 15 to discuss the civil rights movement and the war in Vietnam.