Samantha Power


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September 21, 1970

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Samantha Power is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, writer, and academic. She is affiliated with the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School, holding the position of Anna Lindh Professor of Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy.

A graduate of Yale University and Harvard Law School, she moved to the United States from Ireland at the age of nine. From 1993 to 1996 she covered the wars in the former Yugoslavia as a reporter for the U.S. News and World Report, the Boston Globe, and The New Republic. In 2003, Power won the Pulitzer Prize for her work “A Problem from Hell”: America and the Age of Genocide. She has contributed reporting to the Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker and The New York Review o
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SP on RadioWest with Doug Fabrizio

Samantha talks to Doug Fabrizio on KUER following the world premiere of "Sergio," an HBO documentary directed by Greg Barker and based on Power's book "Chasing the Flame," at the Sundance Film Festival.[image error]
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“We decide, on issues large and small, whether we will be bystanders or upstanders.”
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