About the Program
Barbara Matusow, editor of Scoop, recounts the life and career of her late husband, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Jack Nelson (1929-2009). Mr. Nelson, a former reporter for the Atlanta Constitution and Washington bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, is remembered for his investigative reportage of the civil rights movement and Watergate. Barbara Matusow is joined in conversation by former President Jimmy Carter, Andrew Young, former Mayor of Atlanta and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and former Justice Department spokesman Terry Adamson to discuss Jack Nelson's memoir, "Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter" at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta. The event is moderated by Hank Klibanoff, co-author of "Race Beat." Mr. Klibanoff also wrote the introduction for "Scoop."