First Amendment Award

Ford Hall Forum to honor Pulitzer Prize winner Anthony Lewis

6:30 - 8 p.m. Thursday, April 21, 2011
C. Walsh Theatre
55 Temple St., Boston

The Ford Hall Forum at Suffolk University presents the 31st Annual Louis P. and Evelyn Smith First Amendment Award to Anthony Lewis, New York Times journalist and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 1955 and 1963. Joined by Floyd Abrams, America’s leading First Amendment lawyer, Lewis will discuss his storied career as a Nieman Scholar at Harvard, Editor-in-Chief for the Times London office, professor of journalism, and longtime “at home abroad” columnist for the New York Times.

Signed copies of Anthony Lewis’ book, “Freedom for the Thought That We Hate: A Biography of the First Amendment,” will be available for purchase at the end of the event.

For more information, www.fordhallforum.org or call 617-557-2007.

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