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Pulitzer Prize Winning Author to Visit Idaho State University Oct. 20

October 19, 2023

Pulitzer Prize- winning author James Risen will be at Idaho State University's Pocatello campus Friday, Oct. 20 to discuss his new book, "The Last Honest Man."

The free event and panel discussion will be held in Frazier Hall at Idaho State University Oct. 20 from 6-8 p.m. All are welcome. Other panelists include Kellee Kirkpatrick, Zac Gershberg and Colin Johnson.

"The Last Honest Man" examines the life and career of Senator Frank Church, an Idaho U.S. Senator at the center of numerous investigations into the abuses of power within the American government.

Risen is a journalist currently working for The Intercept. He has worked for the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. In 2006, Risen earned the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for his stories on President George W. Bush's warrantless wire tapping program.


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