Updated David Lynch Book Launch Invitation

You Are Invited

The Program on America and the Global Economy (PAGE) Presents a Book Launch:

The Terrific Rise and Terrible Fall of Ireland’s Celtic Tiger: European debt and

The Future of U.S.-style Globalization

Featuring: David J. Lynch, Senior Writer, Bloomberg News

Moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

David J. Lynch, 50, is a senior writer for Bloomberg news.  He covered the global economy for USA TODAY from 1994 until 2010. He joined the paper as a staff writer in the Money section before becoming the founding bureau chief in both London and Beijing. Lynch covered the war in Kosovo and was an embedded reporter with the U.S. Marines in the invasion of Iraq. In 2001, he became the first journalist from USA TODAY to be selected for the prestigious Nieman fellowship at Harvard University. He has reported from more than 50 countries.

He is the author of the forthcoming “When The Luck of The Irish Ran Out: The World’s Most Resilient Country and Its Struggle to Rise Again,” an account of modern Ireland’s journey from rags to riches and back again.  An experienced public speaker, Lynch has made numerous television appearances on BBC and Sky News in London and C-SPAN and PBS in the United States. Before joining USA TODAY, Lynch covered the aerospace industry for The Orange County Register in southern California, where he won several awards. In the 1980s, he was the editor of a trade publication focused on national security issues in Washington, D.C., called Defense Week.

Lynch has a master’s degree in international relations from Yale University and a B.A. from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Ct. He lives outside Washington with his wife Kathleen and their three sons.

Tuesday, November 9th:  9:30 to 11:00 a.m.  6th floor conference room, Woodrow Wilson Center

RSVP (acceptances only) to page@wilsoncenter.org

The Woodrow Wilson Center is located in the Ronald Reagan Building at 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. (Federal Triangle Metro stop on the Blue/Orange Line). For a map and directions see: http://www.wilsoncenter.org/

Please bring photo ID and allow time for the security checkpoint.

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