Sep 14

Interrogating Power: Holding Governments Accountable

In a year of an impeachment, an imperiled election, an uncontained pandemic and the resulting recession, it’s more important than ever to hold public officials accountable for their deeds and misdeeds.

Jefrrey Toobin
Jeffrey Toobin, bestselling author, New Yorker writer, and CNN senior legal analyst. 

Please join the Better Government Association online for a discussion with Jeffrey Toobin,  bestselling author, New Yorker writer, and CNN senior legal analyst, as we explore the challenges of investigating those in power. 

At this virtual version of our annual luncheon, we will also honor Richard H. Driehaus with the 2020 Daniel L.Goodwin Watchdog Award. You’ll also hear more about the BGA’s high-impact investigative journalism, essential fact-checking, advocacy on behalf of good governance and activities that engage citizens in demanding effective leadership and policies.  

Richard Driehaus, reciepient of 2020 Daniel L. Goodwin Watchdog Award. 

Proceeds from this event will help support the BGA at a critical juncture in its history and in the health and sustainability of nonprofit journalism.

More details and registration information will be shared here soon.

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Event Co-Chairs

John A. Canning, Jr.

Daniel L. Goodwin

Joseph Mansueto

Host Committee

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Platinum Sponsors

John Edwardson

Jim and Karen Frank

Gold Sponsors

Joe Antunovich

Francis and Prudence Beidler

Gary Elden and Phyllis Mandler

The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation