Simpson Street Free Press Speaker Series: David Maraniss

  • Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Madison, Wis. (May 29, 2013) – Edgewood College is pleased to invite you to the third installment of the Simpson Street Free Press Distinguished Lecturer Series entitled “Achievement, Journalism, and Today’s Young People.” 

David Maraniss, the award-winning journalist and author, will speak at 7:00 pm Monday,  June 3, 2013, in Anderson Auditorium on the campus of Edgewood College.

Mr. Maraniss currently serves as an associate editor for The Washington Post. In 1993 he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. He is the author of They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October 1967, much of which centers around war protests in Madison.

He has written critically acclaimed and bestselling books on Vince Lombardi, Roberto Clemente, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.

There is no charge to attend the lecture.

About Edgewood College

Located in Madison, WI, Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college in the Dominican tradition, with 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers more than 40 academic and professional programs, including master’s degrees in business, education, nursing, and other fields, and a doctoral degree in educational leadership. For more information about Edgewood College, please visit, or call Ed Taylor in Marketing & Communications at 608-663-2333.