Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photojournalist Lynsey Addario

Event Type: Adults
Date: 11/21/2021
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
 [Online] Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario discusses her experience in covering Afghanistan for 20 years - - what life was like, especially for women, during the Taliban's rule, how life changed for women in the 20 years she's been covering the country, and how Afghans are reacting now.

Ms. Addario covers major conflict zones across the globe and is a regular contributor to National Geographic, The New York Times, and Time magazine. Addario was the recipient of a “Genius Grant” and in 2015 was named one of five most influential photographers of the past 25 years for changing the way we see world conflict by American Photo Magazine. She is the bestselling author of the memoir It’s What I Do.

In conversation with award-winning interviewer Steve Edwards, formerly of WBEZ and the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics.

Presented in partnership with multiple Illinois libraries and nonprofit organizations.

This program uses Zoom conferencing. After registration, you will receive an email explaining how to join the event using your computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. You may also listen in (no video required) from your phone.

Closed-captioning available.

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   Vernon Area Public Library
Location: Internet
Contact: Adult Desk
Contact Number: 224-543-1485
Presenter: Lynsey Addario