Virtual Meeting

Lessons Learned With Peter Osnos

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Founder, PublicAffairs; Author, An Especially Good View: Watching History Happen; CFR Member


Author, Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town and Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea; Former Foreign Correspondent and Beijing Bureau Chief, Los Angeles Times; Former Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Peter Osnos discusses his distinguished career in journalism and publishing, including working as a foreign correspondent in Vietnam and the Soviet Union, and as a long-time editor for the Washington Post, as editor and publisher at Random House, and founder of PublicAffairs where he has worked closely with leaders in business, human rights, and politics, most notably Presidents Carter, Clinton, Obama, and Trump.

Lessons Learned is a roundtable series, open to term members and younger life members, which features distinguished speakers who reflect on their career experiences, the choices they made along the way, and the lessons they have learned from them.

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