to speak here
Wilkins, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and professor of history
at George Mason University, will speak at U.Va. March 6. His talk,
which is free and open to the public, will take place at 7:30
p.m. in Minor Hall, Room 125.
talk, "Leadership in Journalism: An Historical Perspective,"
is part of the "Explorations
in Black Leadership" series, an oral history project
sponsored by the Institute for Public History and the Darden School.
Wilkins has written for the New York Times and the Washington
Post. While at the Post, he received a Pulitzer Prize in 1972
for coverage of the Watergate affair. He is the author of Jefferson's
Pillow: The Founding Fathers and The Dilemma of Black Patriotism,
and a highly acclaimed autobiography, A Man's Life.
who was an assistant attorney general in the Johnson administration,
chairs the board of trustees of the Africa-America Institute and
is on the board of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.