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Camden Public Library

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55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
(207) 236-3440 http://www.camden.lib.me.us/

October 2019

Covering the Casualties of War: Witnessing the Seeds of Revolt. A foreign correspondent looks back.-Robin Lloyd speaks at the Camden Public Library

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Conference will present Robin Lloyd at the Camden Public Library on Tuesday, October 15 at 7pm.  His talk, “Covering the Casualties of War: Witnessing the Seeds of Revolt. A foreign correspondent looks back” will focus on his exposure to some of the most unsettled and dangerous areas of the world. This event is free and open to all. The talk will focus on what it was like to cover social upheaval and civil wars in the 80s and 90s. He will shed some light on how news is covered in difficult situations by referencing his past experiences around the world. In the 1980s and 1990s he was sent to many of the so-called hot spots of the world. Unlike a newspaper reporter, a television correspondent draws more attention and thus more scrutiny. And one of the first things he learned as a foreign reporter parachuting into a crisis…

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