Archive: May 2008

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Wilfrid Rodgers Dies at 88

Nieman Notes May 22, 2008

Wilfrid C. Rodgers, who covered the Kennedy White House as part of a 45-year career as a reporter, columnist, and editor for The Boston Globe, died May 22. He was a member of the Class of 1959. His coverage of Kennedy included the president's famous "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech near the Berlin Wall in 1963. Read more

Children of the Iranian Revolution: The Photography of Iason Athanasiadis

Nieman Notes May 14, 2008

With 70 percent of its people under 30 years old, Iran is one of the youngest societies on earth. For three years, Iason Athanasiadis, Class of 2008, lived and traveled in Iran, and achieved extraordinary access in the social undergrounds that define this up-and-coming generation of Iranians, one of the most electrifying facilitators of change in the country's recent history. Read more

Journalists Examine D.C. Power Networks

Nieman Notes May 10, 2008

John Harwood, Class of 1990, and The Wall Street Journal's Gerald F. Seib's new book, "Pennsylvania Avenue: Profiles in Backroom Power," show how today's Washington power game really works, through stories of people who are making a difference on Pennsylvania Avenue. Read more