Allerton Author Series: David McCraw

Join Monticello native David McCraw, top newsroom lawyer for The New York Times, for a presentation and discussion in the Allerton Mansion. McCraw’s new release, Truth in Our Times: Inside the Fight for Press Freedom in the Age of Alternative Facts, recounts the hard legal decisions behind the most impactful stories of the last decade.

This event is free and open to the public, but your RSVP is appreciated. RSVP here.
Seating is limited. Doors will open at 3pm.

3 – 3:30pm – Arrival; Cash bar available

3:30 – 4:15pm – Presentation from David McCraw

4:15 – 5:00pm – Q&A and Book Signing (Hartfield Book Co. will have copies of David’s book available for sale at the event.)

About the Author: David E. McCraw is Deputy General Counsel at The New York Times, where he has worked since 2002. He provides legal counsel to the newsroom regarding libel, freedom of information, court access, litigation, and news-gathering. Previously, he was Deputy General Counsel of the New York Daily News. He conducts workshops and performs pro bono work for freedom of press and information around the world. He is an adjunct professor at the NYU School of Law and a visiting lecturer at Harvard Law School.


Apr 05 2019


3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Apr 05 2019
  • Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm