The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, located at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), is pleased to announce that this year’s Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics will be jointly delivered by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, managing editors of Bloomberg Politics. The lecture will take place Monday, December 1, 2014 at 6:00p.m. in the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at HKS. The event will also feature the awarding of the David Nyhan Prize for Political Journalism to David Rogers, a reporter at Politico.
The Theodore H. White Lectureship on Press and Politics commemorates the life of the reporter and historian who set the standard for contemporary political journalism and campaign coverage. Past lecturers include Rachel Maddow, Alan K. Simpson, Ben Bradlee, Judy Woodruff, William F. Buckley, Jr., and Congressman John Lewis.
Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are managing editors of Bloomberg Politics and hosts of Bloomberg TV’s “With All Due Respect.” They are also best-selling co-authors of Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, Palin and McCain, and the Race of a Lifetime and Double Down: Game Change 2012, about the 2008 and 2012 presidential election campaigns. Game Change was adapted into a 2012 HBO movie.