Dangerous Opinion: An Evening with Maureen Dowd
Presented by NGV and The New York Times

Sun 26 Aug 18, 7pm–8pm

Past program

NGV International

Great Hall
Ground Level

Booked out

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In a rare appearance on Australian shores, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist, Maureen Dowd, talks frankly with her friend and colleague, Julia Baird, about gender and politics in the age of Trump.

Includes an opportunity to view MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art from 8–9.30pm.


Maureen Dowd is a New York Times op-ed columnist who writes about American politics, popular culture and international affairs. She has covered seven presidential campaigns, served as The Times’s White House correspondent, and written ‘On Washington,’ a column for The Times Magazine. Maureen is also the author of two New York Times best-selling books on presidential politics and sexual politics. She is the winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary.

Dr Julia Baird is a journalist, broadcaster, columnist and political commentator. She is a columnist for The New York Times and the Sydney Morning Herald, and hosts The Drum on ABC TV. Julia has a PhD in history and is a former fellow at the Joan Shorenstein Center on Media Politics and Public Policy at the Kennedy School, Harvard, and spent several years working in New York as a columnist and deputy editor of Newsweek. In 2016 she published Victoria, her critically acclaimed biography of Queen Victoria.

This is an Auslan interpreted program.

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