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"Symposium on Investigative Journalism, Past & Present; Ida Tarbell and Modern Muckrakers"

The Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry & Tourism is hosting “Symposium on Investigative Journalism, Past & Present; Ida Tarbell and Modern Muckrakers” on Tuesday, September 27 and Wednesday, September 28 in Titusville, PA.   A welcome reception will be held at the historic Tarbell House in Titusville on September 27 followed by a catered dinner at the First Presbyterian Church and then a program at Titusville High School by Steve Weinberg, author of “Taking on the Trust.”

The next day will begin with a morning plenary at the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville and a program by Gene Policinski, COO of the Newseum Institute and Senior VP of the Institute’s First Amendment Center in Washington, DC. Lunch that day will feature a keynote address by Kathleen Brady, author of “Ida Tarbell: Portrait of a Muckraker.”

Programs will be held throughout the day on Wednesday at the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville. Speakers and panelists include Thomas O’Boyle of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Carnegie Mellon University and professors from regional colleges and universities.

High school or college students may attend the entire Symposium for just $5. The public may attend the program at Titusville High School by Steve Weinberg for $5. Cost to attend either day is $30, or $50 for both days.

Major sponsors for the Symposium are the National Park Service and the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

The complete schedule and registration information is available at www.oilregion.org, or by calling Toni Kresinski, Project Manager, at 800-483-6264, x 110.

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