On Thursday, February 8, the Ferris Seminars in Journalism will host a special screening of The Post at the Princeton Garden Theatre at 6:30 p.m. The Post is a political thriller about the The Washington Post‘s 1971 publication of top-secret information in the Pentagon Papers and stars Meryl Streep as publisher Katharine Graham and Tom Hanks as editor Ben Bradlee. Directed by Steven Spielberg, the film is nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Picture and Best Actress in a Leading Role.
After the screening will be a Q&A with Ferris Professors of Journalism Joe Stephens, veteran investigative reporter for The Washington Post, and Jim Dwyer, longtime columnist for The New York Times, and with Paul Starr, Stuart Professor of Communications and Public Affairs and Professor of Sociology.
This event is free but tickets are required.