Conversations with Allan Wolper

  • ALLAN WOLPER TALKS TO BIDDLE DUKE

    Allan Wolper talks to Biddle Duke

    October 27, 2014

    Biddle Duke is the publisher of the award winning, Stowe Reporter, a weekly newspaper in Stowe, Vermont, an international ski destination, and the Waterbury Record in Waterbury, Vermont, home of Ben and Jerry's ice cream. Duke discloses the problems his paper encountered when it dared to cover AIG when a subsidiary of the firm bought a ski resort in Stowe. The scion of the American family that created Duke University, he is the son of the late Angier Biddle Duke, chief of protocol for John F. Kennedy, and U.S. Ambassador to several countries. His mother, Robin Chandler Duke, is the former U.S. Ambassador to Norway, and former president of the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League, and a reporter for the now defunct New York Journal American.

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Conversations with Allan Wolper

Allan Wolper is known as a "journalist's journalist." A superb interviewer, reporter, documentary producer and ethics columnist, he has been honored by every journalism medium. Wolper has won over 50 awards, including, television's prestigious Alfred I. duPont/Columbia University Award - the Pulitzer Prize of broadcast news. He won the National Headliner Award for his radio commentaries, and has been honored by The Medill Graduate School of Journalism at Northwestern University, The Pennsylvania State University, the New York Chapter of Society of Professional Journalists and the National Press Club for his ethics columns in Editor and Publisher Magazine. Allan Wolper is a Professor of Journalism at Rutgers University in Newark.

Conversations with Allan Wolper is a 7:30 p.m. Tuesday broadcast and On Demand program featuring guests whose ideas are on the cutting edge. Email Allan at allanwolper@msn.com