- Category: General Interest
- Published: Saturday, February 25 2012 09:13
- Written by Carina A. Brunson
EDINBURG — Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Thomas L. Friedman to speak at UTPA will speak Wednesday, Feb. 29, as the second speaker of the 2011-2012 Distinguished Speakers Series at The University of Texas-Pan American. The presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
He is the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes and author of five best selling books including “From Beirut to Jerusalem,” “The World is Flat,” and “Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution – and How It Can Renew America.” Friedman is a foreign affairs columnist for the New York Times and a frequent guest on programs such as “Meet the Press,” “Morning Joe” and “Charlie Rose.” His TV documentaries, “Searching for the Roots of 9/11,” “The Other Side of Outsourcing,” “Straddling the Fence” and “Addicted to Oil,” have aired on the Discovery Channel.