Journalism on Screen: 'The Post'

Watch the Q&A with First Amendment lawyer George Freeman and UA journalism Prof. William Schmidt, and watch the intro with The Loft's Jeff Yanc and UA Prof. Nancy Sharkey. Freeman is a former assistant general counsel for The New York Times and is now the head of the Media Resources Law Center. "The Post," a 2017 film directed by Steven Spielberg, stars Meryl Streep as Katharine Graham, the first female publisher of a major U.S. newspaper, and Tom Hanks as Executive Editor Ben Bradlee. It chronicles the Washington Post's fight to publish the Pentagon Papers, classified documents of the U.S. government's role in the Vietnam War. Trailer.


2 p.m. Feb. 17, 2019


Loft Cinema