National Press Club

'60 Minutes' Correspondent Scott Pelley on "Truth Worth Telling" at today's NPC luncheon

May 15, 2019 | By Lori Russo |

"60 Minutes" correspondent and veteran journalist Scott Pelley will share his new memoir, “Truth Worth Telling: A Reporter’s Search for Meaning in the Stories of our Times,” at a National Press Club Headliners luncheon, Wednesday, May 22.

Best known for his award-winning work as a "60 Minutes" correspondent and as anchor and managing editor of the "CBS Evening News" from 2011 to 2017, Pelley chronicles his journey through historic events including 9/11, the conflicts in Iran and Afghanistan and his thoughts on free speech and freedom of the press.

Lunch will be served in the Fourth Estate Room at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a Q&A session ending at 2:00 p.m. Pelley will sign copies of his book after the program concludes.

Tickets are $25 for Club members, who may purchase two tickets at this price, and $39 for the general public. Tickets can be purchased online.

Books are available for preorder during online registration or for purchase at the event. Proceeds from book sales will benefit the non-profit affiliate of the Club, the National Press Club Journalism Institute, so we kindly ask that you leave all outside books at home.


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