Speaker - Ralph J. Begleiter

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Ralph Begleiter brings more than 30 years of broadcast journalism experience to the University of Delaware, where he teaches communication, journalism, and political science. During two decades as CNN's œworld affairs correspondent, Begleiter was the network's most widely-traveled reporter. He has visited some 95 countries on 6 continents. He continues to travel, with university students to Cuba, South America, Turkey and Antarctica, and conducting media workshops in several countries under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State. In 1998, Begleiter wrote and anchored a 24-part series on the Cold War. He covered many historic events at the end of the 20th century, including virtually every high-level Soviet/Russian-American meeting; the Persian Gulf Crisis in 1990-91; the Dayton Bosnia Accords; and Middle East Peace efforts. He has received numerous press awards including, in 1994, the Weintal Prize from Georgetown University's Graduate School of Foreign Service, one of diplomatic reporting's highest honors.

4 Programs

Off the Grid: Energy & the U.S. Economy

02.01.09 | 00:26:46 min | 0 comments

Cuba After Castro

02.01.09 | 00:26:46 min | 1 comment

Human Rights: ‘Never Again,’ Again and Again

02.01.09 | 00:26:49 min | 1 comment

Running Out: The Global Food Crisis

02.01.09 | 00:26:46 min | 2 comments