Pulitzer Prize winner lecturing at USF

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News release from the University of Saint Francis:

Pulitzer Prize winner lecturing at USF

(February 18, 2011) – David C. Turnley will present the lecture “Exposing Humanity: A Lecture” and hold a book signing Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Saint Francis, North Campus Auditorium, 2702 Spring St.

Turnley, a Fort Wayne native, photographer and filmmaker, won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of revolutions in 1989, including the fall of the Berlin Wall and Tiananmen Square in China. He has covered many of the major news stories of the past 30 years, producing eight books out of these experiences, including his latest, “Mandela: Struggle and Triumph.”

His first film, “The Dalai Lama: At Home in Exile,” produced by CNN, was awarded the 2001 CINE Golden Eagle and nominated for an Emmy. He was awarded best documentary at the Miami International Film Festival for his film, “La Tropical,” shot in Cuba.

The lecture and signing are free and open to the public.

The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, offers 60 undergraduate and 13 graduate programs in five schools: The School of Health Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, School of Professional Studies and School of Creative Arts. More than 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic programs and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics basketball team, the 2010 Division II national champions. The university has a regional campus in Crown Point, Ind.

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