|January 28, 2003
GALESBURG -- Bob Jamieson, an award-winning reporter with ABC News, will speak on "Politics, the Media and the War" at Knox Talks, a quarterly lecture series hosted by Knox College, at 12 noon, Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the Lincoln Room, Seymour Union, on the Knox campus in Galesburg, Illinois. Admission is $8.50, which includes a luncheon buffet. Seating is limited and reservations are due by Tuesday, Feb. 4, in the Knox College Advancement Office, 309-341-7230.
Jamieson joined ABC NEWS as a correspondent in 1990, after working for 19 years with NBC. He has reported from all seven continents -- covering major stories that have included international conflicts, national political campaigns, and national and international business, and winning four Emmy Awards for national news reporting.
A native of Peoria, Jamieson studied at Knox College and completed his bachelor's degree at Bradley University. He served in the United States Navy from 1964 to 1967, before beginning his career in journalism at WBBM-TV in Chicago in 1968. Jamieson has been a trustee of Knox College since 1991, and received an honorary degree from Knox in 1996.
Knox Talks features prominent authorities on political, economic, and global issues relevant to professionals in business and industry. The quarterly lecture series is co-sponsored by Knox College and the Galesburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
Founded in 1837, Knox is a national liberal arts college in Galesburg, Illinois, with students from 45 states and 42 nations. Knox's "Old Main" is a National Historic Landmark and the only building remaining from the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates.
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