ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. - Doug Waller, senior correspondent for Time Magazine and best-selling author, will speak at 4:30 p.m. on April 9 in Daugherty-Palmer Commons on the College campus. His topic is his two decades with both Time and Newsweek, covering the Pentagon, Congress, the State Department, the White House, and the CIA. This lecture is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Democracy.
Doug Waller is a Time magazine senior correspondent who has been assigned to major defense and foreign policy stories such as the Iraq War, nuclear proliferation, and the war on terrorism. He has also served as Time's Congressional, State Department and National Security correspondent.
Waller is also the author of several books including: Air Warriors: The Inside Story of the Making of a Navy Pilot, (Simon & Schuster, 1998), Big Red: Three Months On Board A Trident Nuclear Submarine, (HarperCollins, 2001) The Commandos: The Inside Story of America's Secret Soldiers (Simon & Schuster, 1994). He will be signing copies of his most recent book, A Question of Loyalty: Gen. Billy Mitchell and the Court-Martial That Gripped the Nation, (HarperCollins, 2004) following his talk.
Before joining Time in 1994, Waller was Newsweek magazine's Defense and Foreign Policy Correspondent, where he reported extensively on the wars in Central America, the Tiananmen Square Protests, the breakup of the Soviet Union, the invasion of Panama, the conflict in Haiti, the Navy's Tailhook scandal, the bombing of the World Trade Center, and the military action in Somalia. He was a lead defense reporter during the 1991 Desert Storm War.