HBO’s “Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists” Screening + Q&A with Pete Hamill and Directors
Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill’s brilliant, honest and courageous writing defined New York City journalism. For five decades, these colorful columnists and longtime friends spoke for ordinary people and brought passion, wit and literary merit to their reporting on their city and nation. Their writings probed issues of race, class and the practice of journalism that resonate powerfully today. "Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists" explores the famed writers' intersecting lives and careers while celebrating New York’s grit and charm during the last great era of print journalism.
February 13th, 2019
NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
7th Floor Commons
20 Cooper Square, NY
6-8:00pm: Live screening of HBO’s Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists
8-8:30pm: Q&A with Pete Hamill and directors Jonathan Alter, John Block and Steve McCarthy