About the Program
Alexander Cockburn's family and colleagues came together at the powerHouse Arena in Brooklyn to discuss the late journalist's life and posthumously published book. "A Colossal Wreck." Participants, including Alexander Cockburn's daughter, brother, and niece, read from the book and shared personal stories.
Alexander Cockburn (1941-2012)
Alexander Cockburn was a columnist for The Nation and co-editor of CounterPunch, a political newsletter (on the web at www.counterpunch.org). His work appeared in many publications, including the Wall Street Journal, where he had a regular column from 1980 to 1990. Mr. Cockburn authored or edited over a dozen books, including "Corruptions of Empire," "The Golden Age Is In Us," and "Whiteout: The CIA, Drugs and the Press."
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