October 2010


Joseph B. Treaster, Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow at Mitchell College and prize winning New York Times journalist, will offer a community lecture on Monday, October 18th at 7 p.m. in the Weller Center.

Mr. Treaster has covered wars, politics, diplomacy, disasters, drug trafficking, business and life around the world through journalism.  He is an expert on the environment and the worldwide water crisis.

More information about Mr. Treaster’s works and related Library resources are highlighted below.

This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, please view the official event announcement and the Mitchell College press release.

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Hurricane Force: In the Path of America’s Deadliest Storms

By Joseph B. Treaster
Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow at Mitchell College

Format: print

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Visit 1H20.org (edited by Mr. Treaster)

Booklist Review
Journalist Treaster reported on Hurricane Katrina from New Orleans for The New York Times, and his gripping photo-essay blends particulars of the tragedy with an in-depth overview of America’s hurricane history.”  Read more…
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The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast by Douglas Brinkley (book)

Lessons of Disaster: Policy Change After Catastrophic Events by Thomas A. Birkland (ebook)

Planet Water: Investing in the World’s Most Valuable Resource by Stephen J. Hoffmann (book)

Paul Volcker: The Making of a Financial Legend

By Joseph B. Treaster
Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow at Mitchell College

Format: print

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Charlie Rose Interview with the Author

Publisher’s Description
Written by award-winning New York Times journalist Joseph Treaster, Paul Volcker: The Making of a Financial Legend takes readers through the most compelling moments of this legend’s life in private and public service.  Read more…
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Chairman of the Fed: William McChesney Martin, Jr., and the Creation of the Modern American Financial System by Robert P. Bremner (ebook)

Alan Shrugged: Alan Greenspan, the World’s Most Powerful Banker by Jerome Tuccille (book)

On the Brink: Inside the Race to Stop the Collapse of the Global Financial System by Henry M. Paulson (downloadable audiobook)

No Hiding Place: the New York Times Inside Report on the Hostage Crisis

By Robert D. McFadden, Joseph B. Treaster, and Maurice Carroll

Format: print

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Confronting Iran: the Failure of American Foreign Policy and the Next Great Crisis in the Middle East by Ali M. Ansari (book)

Guests of the Ayatollah: the First Battle in America’s War with Militant Islam by Mark Bowden (book)

The Crisis: the President, the Prophet, and the Shah – 1979 and the Coming of Militant Islam by David Harris (book)