NPR Middle East reporter Deborah Amos

April 9, 2014

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April 9-10. Her appearance is co-sponsored by Get Lit!, Spokane’s annual literary festival coordinated through Eastern Washington University. She brings her perspective on current world events. Wednesday, 7 p.m., SCC’s President’s Speakers Series, Lair-Student Center; and Thursday, 9:30 a.m., Spokane SCC Hagan Center for Humanities, second floor, Learning Resources Center. Amos travels extensively across the Middle East, providing a range of in-depth reports on NPR’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition. She has received a 2010 Edward R. Murrow Life Time Achievement Award and 2009 Edward Weintal Prize for Diplomatic Reporting from Georgetown University. She also was part of a team of reporters who won a 2004 Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award for coverage of Iraq. In addition to her work on NPR, Amos spent a decade in television news, including ABC’s “Nightline” and “World News Tonight” and the Public Broadcasting System’s “NOW with Bill Moyers” and “Frontline.” She also is the author of “Eclipse of the Sunnis: Power, Exile and Upheaval in the Middle East” and “Lines in the Sand: Desert Storm and the Remaking of the Arab World.”

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