A new memoir from the National Book Award-winning author of "Middle Passage." He writes about the art and craft of writing and what he calls "the truth-telling power of fiction."
Diane talks with a panel about balancing the sometimes conflicting needs of a free press and a secure military operation, and about specific problems the media and U.S. defense forces face in America’s war on terrorism.
- Gen. Perry Smith USAF-Retired
- Tom Rosenstiel director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism
- P.J. Crowley senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, retired Air Force colonel, and former special assistant to former President Clinton for national security affairs
- Stuart Taylor senior writer with National Journal magazine, contributing editor at Newsweek, and coauthor with KC Johnson of "Until Proven Innocent: Political Correctness and the Shameful Injustices of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case" (Thomas Dunne Books)
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