Past Events

Past EventsWednesday, January 25

An Interview with Thomas L. Friedman

Thomas L. Friedman
Chair: Ned Temko

JBW, together with JW3, was delighted to present Thomas L. Friedman, to celebrate the launch of his latest book, Thank You For Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving In the Age of Accelerations. 

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Thomas L Friedman

Thomas L. Friedman is an internationally renowned author, reporter, and, columnist—the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes and the author of six bestselling books, among them From Beirut to Jerusalem and The World is Flat. The ‘Foreign Affairs’ columnist forThe New York Times, Friedman is one of the world’s most influential journalists. He is fitting in a special event for us on his whirlwind tour of the UK.

Ned Temko

Ned Temko was editor of the Jewish Chronicle from 1990-2005 before leaving to become Chief Political Correspondent of the Observer. In his career as an American foreign correspondent before arriving in London, he was based in Beirut and Jerusalem, Lisbon and Brussels, Moscow and Johannesburg.

 

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