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Mike Wallace Is Here

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SUNDAY, february 23 AT NOON | GENERAL ADMISSION: $8 • LOFT MEMBERS & STUDENTS: $6

See the acclaimed 2019 documentary Mike Wallace is Here, followed by an onstage discussion with Andy Rosenthal, former Opinion Page Editor, Columnist, Assistant Managing Editor, Foreign Editor and Deputy Washington Bureau Chief of The New York Times.

Journalism on Screen is an ongoing series combining films that explore the world of journalism with lively discussions with experts and industry professionals.  Presented by The New York Times, The Arizona Daily Star, The Daily Wildcat/UA TV-3, The University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, The University of Arizona School of Journalism, Arizona Inn and The Loft Cinema.

“A compulsively engrossing account of a career notable for its gutsy, confrontational attitude toward the power brokers in business and politics.”- Todd McCarthy, Hollywood Reporter

Mike Wallace Is Here offers an unflinching look at the legendary reporter, who interrogated the 20th century’s biggest figures in his over fifty years on air, and his aggressive reporting style and showmanship that redefined what America came to expect from broadcasters. Unearthing decades of never-before-seen footage from the “60 Minutes” vault, the film explores what drove and plagued Wallace, whose storied career was entwined with the evolution of journalism itself. (Dir. by Avi Belkin, 2019, USA, 94 mins., Rated PG-13)

Andy Rosenthal became editorial page editor of The New York Times in January 2007 after having previously served as deputy editorial page editor since 2003. As a Washington correspondent, Rosenthal covered the Bush administration, the 1988 and 1992 presidential elections and the Persian Gulf War. Prior to joining The Times in March 1987, Rosenthal worked at the Associated Press, where he served as Moscow bureau chief. Born in New Delhi, India, Mr. Rosenthal graduated from the University of Denver with a B.A. degree in American history.

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