NPR's Deborah Amos to speak at SUNY New Paltz

Apr 16, 2013

Award-winning NPR foreign correspondent Deborah Amos was recently named the 2013 James H. Ottaway Sr. Professor of Journalism at the State University of New York at New Paltz. She joined the faculty this spring for a two-week residency of workshops and guest speaking on broadcast and multimedia journalism and international reporting.

At 7 p.m. this Thursday, April 18th, Deborah Amos will give a public speech called "A Passport to the Middle East: A Career of Revolution, Upheaval and Hope" in the Coykendall Science Building auditorium at SUNY New Paltz. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow, where Amos will sign copies of her book, Eclipse of the Sunnis: Power, Exile, and Upheaval in the Middle East. Our Alan Chartock recently spoke to Amos and began by asking where she grew up …