In her career as a reporter at The New York Times, Jennifer Steinhauer has worked a wide range of beats, including the metro, bureau and national desks, the Los Angeles bureau chief, and the U.S. Congress. She has covered pressing issues spanning across the country, including health care, veterans’ rights and disaster relief during Hurricane Katrina.
Now Steinhauer divulges a fresh perspective on a shifting political landscape in her book The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress. Steinhauer documents the incredible story of the women who were newly elected to the House of Representatives in 2018 and follows their pursuit of groundbreaking change.
Come listen to Steinhauer share the unique perspective of a congressional reporter, giving insight into the campaigns of these strong freshman congresswomen and how their victory in November 2018 has translated to change on the Hill.
April 15, 2020
The Commonwealth Club 110 The Embarcadero Taube Family Auditorium San Francisco, 94105 United States
Congressional Reporter, New York Times
Correspondent for California Politics and Government, KQED—Moderator
5:30 p.m. check-in 6:30 p.m. program
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