SOURCE: Town Hall Los Angeles

April 29, 2008 14:38 ET

Television Journalist Barbara Walters Discusses Her Memoir With Judy Muller

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2008) - Barbara Walters, journalist and author of "Audition: A Memoir," will speak with Judy Muller, journalist, on Tuesday, May 13, 2008 at the Writers Guild Theater as part of TOWN HALL's ongoing Writers Bloc series.

In her book, "Audition: A Memoir," Walters reveals the whole package of her career, beginning with her childhood, and describing the ups and downs throughout her life. She tells the story of overcoming struggles and gaining success as a woman in a male-dominated industry.

Walters was with RCA-TV and CBS before joining NBC's Today Show as a writer in 1961. She later co-hosted the Today Show, ABC's 20/20, and now The View, where she also serves as Executive Producer.

Muller of ABC News is a professor at USC's Annenberg School for Communication. She has worked in television and radio news for more than 30 years. Muller is a regular contributor to NPR's Morning Edition, and appears on CBS News Sunday Morning and CBS Weekend News.

Throughout its 70 year history, TOWN HALL has hosted discussions with notable authors such as Carl Sagan, Ray Bradbury and Gore Vidal. This year, TOWN HALL's Writer's Bloc series has included comedian and author Steve Martin, political commentator E.J. Dionne, and will welcome back Gore Vidal on June 24.

TOWN HALL Los Angeles is a nonpartisan and nonprofit organization comprised of leaders and engaged citizens dedicated to examining important issues facing our society. Being a civic organization in the "Creative Capitol of the World," TOWN HALL members crave outlets for their interests. TOWN HALL's Writers Bloc series brings compelling speakers and topics to the Los Angeles community. To question prominent authors on their latest works, join TOWN HALL.

All accredited members of the media are invited to cover this event.

**Please credit TOWN HALL Los Angeles in your coverage.

When:           Tuesday, May 13, 2008
                7:30 PM Program followed by Audience Q&A and book signing

Where:          Writers Guild Theater
                135 South Doheny Drive
                Los Angeles, CA 90211

Note to reporters and editors: The organization uses the full name TOWN HALL Los Angeles. Please do not make generic as in 'town hall.'

For more information, visit www.townhall-la.org, Cost: $20.

Media RSVP to Deborah Weinberg at TOWN HALL Los Angeles 213.312.9307 or media@townhall-la.org.

Contact Information

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