Leonard Downie Jr.

The former executive editor of the Washington Post (pictured) is joined by Tim McGuire, former editor of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, for a discussion in conjunction with National Freedom of Speech Week. Whaddaya wanna bet a couple of guys named McCain and Obama come up in the conversation?
Mon., Oct. 20, 7 p.m., 2008
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