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David Cay Johnston to lecture at Reed College on "Stealing from the Future – Tax Cuts for the Super Rich: Debt for You"



David Cay Johnston, a reporter for the New York Times and the author of the best-selling book Perfectly Legal, received the Pulitzer Prize in 2001 for his coverage of the tax system. His lecture examines his latest research.

The lecture is sponsored by the Walter Krause Economics Lecture Fund. Johnston comes to Oregon through the Willamette Valley Forum, a nonpartisan sponsor of public presentations and open discussions on current events, and the Convocations and Lectures Committee at Oregon State University.

A 6:30 p.m. book signing in Vollum Lounge precedes the lecture.


7 p.m., Monday, February 6


Vollum Lecture Hall, Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland (Use east parking lot off of SE Woodstock Blvd.)


Free and open to the public


For more information, the public is asked to visit the Reed events website at or call the Reed events line at 503/777-7755.


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