When: Wed., Jan. 16, 7 p.m. 2013
The life and career of the late investigative journalist Jack Nelson will be highlighted at the launch of his memoir on Wed., Jan. 16, at the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum. The event will include a display of selected materials from Nelson's archive held by Emory University's Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL). The launch, which includes a panel discussion, readings from the book, and a reception, will begin at 7 p.m. in the theater at the Carter Library. The event will celebrate the release of Nelson's memoir, Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter, which was completed and edited by his wife, Barbara Matusow. The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.