Marshall Distinguished Lecture Series

2014 Marshall Lecture

Charles Blow imageCharles Blow
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, 7 p.m.
Memorial Union
, Arizona Ballroom, ASU Tempe campus

Charles M. Blow is the visual op-ed columnist for The New York Times, where his weekly column appears every Saturday. Mr. Blow's columns tackle hot-button issues such as teen pregnancy, the national debt, the presidential race, gender roles, and the gay rights movement. Blow joined The Times in 1994 as the paper's graphics editor; during his tenure he led the publication to win awards for work that included its information graphics coverage of 9/11 and the Iraq war.

Mr. Blow often appears on MSNBC's Morning Joe and has appeared on Andrea Mitchel Reports, Hardball with Chris Matthews, CNN's American Morning, Headline News' The Joy Behar Show, Fox News' Fox and Friends, the BBC and Al Jazeera, as well as numerous radio programs.

Mr. Blow graduated magna cum laude from Grambling State University in Louisiana, where he received a B.A. in Mass Communications. He lives in Brooklyn with his three children. He will release his first book, a memoir, in the Fall of 2014.

Visitor parking is available in the Apache Blvd Parking Structure. There are no tickets for the event and no RSVP is required. Seating is limited and doors will open at 6:30 p.m. If you have any additional questions, please call 480-965-2779.

The Jonathan and Maxine Marshall Distinguished Lecture Series brings to ASU nationally known scholars concerned with promoting culture through the humanities and a better understanding of the problems of democracy. This annual free public lecture is funded with a gift from Jonathan and Maxine Marshall. 

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