Dreamland Conversations: Susan Glasser, Peter Baker & Theo Baker


Main Theater Sun, Aug 4 5:00 PM
Run Time:1H
Category:Dreamland Conversations


Join us at The Dreamland for another great installment of our long-running Conversations series featuring author and journalist Susan Glasser of the New Yorker, author and journalist Peter Baker, chief White House correspondent for the New York Times, and their son and journalist Theo Baker who is an investigative reporter for the Stanford Daily, and the youngest ever winner of the George Polk Award for his reporting that led to the resignation of Stanford president Marc Tessier-Lavigne. Moderated by Theo, this family affair will be a wide-ranging conversation touching on the current, global political landscape, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, unrest on U.S. college campuses, and the 2024 presidential election.


About Susan Glasser:

Susan Glasser is a staff writer for The New Yorker, author of its weekly “Letter from Biden’s Washington” and co-host of its “The Political Scene” podcast. She previously served as the editor of POLITICO and founded the award-winning POLITICO Magazine. She was editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy magazine and Moscow Co-Bureau Chief for The Washington Post. She is author of three books, including The Divider: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021, and The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III, with her husband, Peter Baker of The New York Times.


About Peter Baker:

Peter Baker is the Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times and a political analyst for MSNBC. He has covered the last five presidents for The Times and The Washington Post. At The Post, he also served as Moscow Co-Bureau Chief and covered the opening months of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He is author of seven books, including the best-selling The Divider: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021, and The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III, both with his wife, Susan Glasser of The New Yorker. He is a frequent panelist on Washington Week on PBS.


About Theo Baker:

Theo Baker is an investigative journalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, New York magazine, The Chicago Tribune and elsewhere. As a student journalist for The Stanford Daily, he authored in-depth reports that resulted in the resignation of Stanford's president and the retraction of several high profile scientific studies, including one once claimed to have turned Alzheimer's research “on its head.” A sophomore at Stanford University, he is the youngest ever recipient of a George Polk Award.

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