SDSU to Host ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent at Daschle Dialogues


BROOKINGS, SD (Dakota News Now) — As part of their 2022 Daschle Dialogues, South Dakota State University is hosting ABC News’ chief Washington correspondent, who has covered the White House under four presidents, Jonathan Karl.

The Daschle Dialogues are a series of lectures and lectures hosted by South Dakota State University that feature figures of national significance discussing thought-provoking topics.

“I have great admiration for Jonathan Karl as a professional and look forward to hearing his perspective on today’s political climate and the lessons of history that might provide context for this. what we face today,” Daschle said.

This year’s Daschle Dialogues will take place at 6 p.m. on September 25 at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. Public tickets for the 2022 Daschle Dialogues will be available at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, August 17. The event is free and tickets are limited to two per person. All tickets must be secured online.

Karl’s work experience

Karl is the co-anchor of “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” and was the chief White House correspondent for ABC News from December 2012 to January 2021. He covered eight presidential elections and has extensive experience in Congress, foreign policy and the military. . He is the author of two New York Times bestsellers: “Front Row at the Trump Show” and “Betrayal: The Final Act of the Trump Show”.

Karl has won the Walter Cronkite Award for National Individual Achievement and the National Press Foundation’s Everett McKinley Dirksen Award, the highest honor for congressional reporting. He is also one of the few journalists to have won the Washington-based Association of Radio and Television Correspondents’ Joan Shorenstein Barone Award for Excellence in Reporting twice, in 2010 and 2015. He won a Emmy® Award for his coverage of the inauguration of President Barack in 2009. Obama.

Prior to joining ABC News in 2003, Karl served as a congressional correspondent for CNN.

The Black Hills sparked Karl’s passions

Karl’s formative years were spent growing up in the Black Hills. He attributes his passion for history and journalism to his teenage years when his family moved to South Dakota. While living in two adjacent motel rooms in Hill City, her mother and stepfather conducted an oral history for the University of South Dakota, interviewing the men who worked to create Mount Rushmore.

Find out more about the Daschle Dialogues 2022

Daschle Dialogues is the public series of Senator Thomas A. Daschle’s congressional research study and is supported by private donations to the SDSU Foundation. Daschle, who graduated from SDSU in 1969, chose SDSU to hold his official papers and articles from his 26-year career in Congress. He was the Democratic leader in the Senate from 1995 to 2005, including as majority and minority leader. Daschle’s papers served as the basis for research by SDSU faculty, scholars, and students.

Chuck Raasch, veteran national reporter for USA Today, Gannett News Service, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and author of “Imperfect Union: A Father’s Search for his Son in the Aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg,” will moderate the discussion with Karl and Dashle.

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