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James B. Stewart '73 to Discuss His New Book at Friday St. Louis Event

May 1, 2011

93104May 1, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — James B. Stewart, Pulitzer Prize-winning financial reporter and author and 1973 graduate of DePauw University, will discuss his new book, Tangled Webs: How False Statements are Undermining America -- From Bernie Madoff to Martha Stewart, at an event on Friday, May 6, in St. Louis. Presented by the "Buzz" Westfall Favorite Author Series and sponsored by the St. Louis County Library Foundation, the program will feature Stewart being interviewed by St. Louis Public Radio host Don Marsh.

You'll find details here.

As previously noted here, Stewart will also make a May 3 appearance in Columbus, Ohio on May 3 as part of Thurber House's 2011 Winter/Spring "Evenings with Authors" series.  

Tangled Webs, released on April 19, i93103s described as a "newsbreaking investigation of our era's most high-profile perjurers, revealing the alarming extent of this national epidemic." It was featured on NBC's Today Show and lauded by Business Week magazine

A member of DePauw's Board of Trustees and former chair of the group, James B. Stewart received a Pulitzer Prize for Wall Street Journal articles on the 1987 stock market crash and the insider-trading scandal. Stewart's books include Blood Sport, DisneyWar: The Battle for the Magic Kingdom; as well as Den of Thieves; Blind Eye; and Follow the Story. In 2006, he won the Loeb Award, the highest honor in business journalism.

The San Francisco Opera has commissioned Heart of a Soldier, a new opera based on Stewart's critically acclaimed nonfiction book of the same name.  Details can be found in this recent story.

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