Maureen Dowd
Date: 1/19/2009; 59 minutes

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Known for her witty, incisive and often acerbic portraits of the powerful, Pulitzer Prize-winner Maureen Dowd, the only female op-ed columnist at The New York Times, addresses an audience at UC Santa Barbara. (#15423)

K-12 Educational Standards

Standards for Grade(s): 12

Principles of American Democracy

Students evaluate and take and defend positions on the influence of the media on American political life.

Standards for Grade(s): 8

United States History and Geography: Growth and Conflict

Students understand the foundation of the American political system and the ways in which citizens participate in it.

United States History and Geography: Growth and Conflict

Understand the functions and responsibilities of a free press.

For more information, visit: California State Board of Education Content Standards

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