Our Town Cast and Tappan Wilder to Present Thornton Wilder Prize to Journalist Robert MacNeil
MacNeil served as executive and co-anchor of The MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour for 20 years. His forty year career also includes positions at Reuters News Agency, NBC News and the BBC. He is the author of three novels, Burden of Desire, The Voyage and Breaking News; three memoirs, The Right Place at the Right Time, Wordstruck, and Looking For My Country; and co-author of The Story of English and the sequel, Do You Speak American? Since 1993 he has been Chairman of the MacDowell Colony.