Mistakes, Missteps, and Mediocrity

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Amtrak's Hiawatha train from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Chicago arrives at the Amtrak station February 8, 2005 in Glenview, Illinois.

Judith Miller, the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, formerly of the NY Times, with The Story of the mistakes she’s made along the way. William Wellman, Jr. on the life and work of his father, "Wild Bill" Wellman, the filmmaker who brought us everything from “The Oxbow Incident” to “Public Enemy” and “A Star is Born.” Actress/activist Maria Bello on the unexpected twists her life has brought her. Simon van Zuylen-Wood, a contributing writer for National Journal magazine, on why Amtrak remains a model of mediocrity.

Tonight, Leonard will be moderating a panel Guantánamo Diary: An Evening of Reading and Conversation at Montclair State University presented by the PEN American Center. For more information and tickets.