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Renowned International Journalist Robin Wright In San Diego

Renowned International Journalist Robin Wright In San Diego
International Journalist Visits San DiegoGUESTRobin Wright

Robin Wright has reported from more than 140 countries on six continents. But what attracts her most now is the cauldron of the Middle East, which she began covering in Beirut decades ago.

Reflecting on her years covering the Middle East, she writes: "I witnessed the first suicide bombing attacks against American targets, in the 1980s, during my many years in Beirut. Back then, I would never have believed I'd be covering the same story — bigger, badder and more global — three decades later."

Robin Wright Lecture

"From The Frontlines: The Challenges of Getting To The Truth"

Tuesday, December 1, 2015, 7 p.m.

Joan B. Kroc Center of Peace and Justice

University of San Diego

Reservations are necessary. 619 260-7509

And she does. She goes where the story is, no matter how scary the place. She has tracked the origins and growth of global Jihad, cracked open the world of cyber-hacking in Iran and reported on the deaths of Iranian generals in Syria.


Wright will be in San Diego on Tuesday for a lecture at the University of San Diego on the challenges of getting to the truth while on the frontlines of a war.