Journalist Jane Mayer

Journalist Jane Mayer, author of the bestseller The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals, will speak on Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Mayer has been writer with the  The New Yorker since 1995. Before that she was a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, serving as the paper’s first female White House correspondent. She was named winner of the John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism. Throughout her career, she has covered the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bombing of American barracks in Beirut, the Persian Gulf War, the George W. Bush administration, and the war of on terror.  She is co-author of two other books, Strange Justice and Landslide: The Unmaking of the President, 1984-1988. Sponsor: Lowell Humanities Series
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