ISU Speaker Series: Steve Inskeep

ISU Speaker Series: Steve Inskeep

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Tirey Hall, Tilson Auditorium




(812) 237-8324


With a passion for stories of the less famous, Steve Inskeep makes it a point to bring to the forefront stories of Pennsylvania truck drivers, Kentucky coal miners, and many others. He will be coming to ISU as part of the University Speaker Series on March 2, 2022, at 7:00 in Tilson Auditorium.

Since joining Morning Edition in 2004, Inskeep has hosted the program from New Orleans, Detroit, San Francisco, Cairo, and Beijing; investigated Iraqi police in Baghdad; and received a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for The Price of African Oil, on conflict in Nigeria. He has taken listeners on a 2,428-mile journey along the U.S.-Mexico border, and 2,700 miles across North Africa. He is a repeat visitor to Iran and has covered wars in Syria and Yemen.

Inskeep is the author of Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi, a 2011 book on one of the worldâ's great megacities. He is also author of Jacksonland, a history of President Andrew Jackson's long-running conflict with John Ross, a Cherokee chief who resisted the removal of Indians from the eastern United States in the 1830s.

Please contact or (812) 237-3770 for more information.

This event is free to the public! Masks are required to attend.