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5 speakers 15 minutes each

Tue 15th Oct 2013

Conway Hall

7.30pm

Justin Webb

Justin Webb

After serving as BBC North America Editor, Justin Webb joined the team of presenters on Radio 4's influential Today programme. In the US he covered all the twists and turns of the Presidential election. As well as becoming a senior member of the White House press pack, he was the first British journalist to be granted a full television interview with President Obama. Justin previously reported from Brussels as the BBC's European Correspondent. He has also covered elections in Australia, a coup in the Maldives and Mafia trials in Italy. And as well as various overseas postings, he has anchored Breakfast News and The World Tonight. He is the author of Have A Nice Day and Notes on Them and Us.

Eric Schlosser

Eric Schlosser

Eric Schlosser is the author of The New York Times bestsellers Fast Food Nation and Reefer Madness. His work has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and The Nation. His latest book is Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety.