Biographies

"Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter"

Jack Nelson

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."

About the Authors

Jack Nelson

The late Jack Nelson was a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Atlanta Constitution and Washington bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times.  His memoir is edited by his wife, Barbara Matusow.


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"Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter"

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Past Airings

  • Tuesday, February 19th at 1am (ET)
  • Monday, February 18th at 1pm (ET)
  • Monday, February 11th at 6am (ET)
  • Saturday, February 9th at 2pm (ET)
  • Sunday, January 27th at 8pm (ET)
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