Friday, November 4, 2005

An Award-Winning Photojournalist's Look behind the Front Lines in Afghanistan and Iraq, November 14

Chestertown, MD, November 4, 2005 — Washington College's Goldstein Program in Public Affairs presents "Fragments of Grace: Photographs from the Front Lines of Afghanistan and Iraq, " a lecture by prize-winning photojournalist Lois Raimondo, Monday, November 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the College's Litrenta Lecture Hall, Toll Science Center. The event is free and open to the public.

As a photojournalist for The Washington Post,Raimondo spent three months behind the front lines in Afghanistan and Iraq. She will share the complex and riveting images and stories emanating from this trip. In addition to her work in the Middle East, Raimondo has covered events from the Kobe earthquake to the lingering effects of the Vietnam War. Her 1998 investigative story for Newsday earned her a Pulitzer Prize nomination, and she received a yearlong O. O. McIntyre Grant to write a book about Tibet.

The talk is sponsored by Washington College's Goldstein Program in Public Affairs, established in honor of the late Louis L. Goldstein, 1935 alumnus and Maryland's longest serving elected official. The Goldstein Program sponsors lectures, symposia, visiting fellows, travel and other projects that bring students and faculty together with leaders in public policy and the media.

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