Friday Jul 13, 2018
Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Distinguished journalist and director Fred de Sam Lazaro gives a talk on human rights issues.
Fred de Sam Lazaro is director of the Under-Told Stories Project, a program that combines teaching and international journalism, and a senior distinguished fellow at the Hendrickson Institute for Ethical Leadership at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.He has worked for the PBS NewsHour since 1985 and is a regular contributor and substitute anchor for Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly. He also directed two films from India and the Democratic Republic of Congo for the PBS documentary series Wide Angle. De Sam Lazaro’s stories have ranged widely from regional reports in the northern Midwest to AIDS, public health, international development, and social entrepreneurship across the global South. From Haiti to sub-Saharan Africa to South Asia, he has focused on stories that are underreported in the mainstream US media. He led the first American crew to cover the crisis in Sudan’s Darfur region and has reported from 40 countries. Born in Bangalore, India, he now resides in St. Paul, Minnesota