Linda Greenhouse is Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School. She assumed these positions in January 2009 after a 40-year career at the New York Times, including nearly 30 years covering the U.S. Supreme Court. In addition to full-time teaching at Yale, where her focus is the Supreme Court, she writes a bi-weekly opinion column for the New York Times web site.
Greenhouse is the author or co-author of four books on the Supreme Court. These and the many articles she has written have earned her numerous awards, including a Pulitzer Prize in 1998, the American Philosophical Society’s Henry Allen Moe Prize for writing in jurisprudence and the humanities, the John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism, the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism, and the Carey McWilliams Award from the American Political Science Association for “a major journalistic contribution to our understanding of politics.”
Mo Rocca is a television correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning and host of The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation airing Saturday mornings on CBS. Presidential history is often the emphasis of his cover stories, features, and profiles on CBS. In 2004 he was noted for his coverage for Larry King Live as a convention-floor correspondent at both the Democratic- and Republican-party conventions, and he covered the 2008 election for NBC. Earlier in his career he spent four seasons as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and following that he worked four years as a regular correspondent for The Tonight Show on the NBC TV network.
Mo Rocca began his career in TV in the 1990s as a writer and producer for the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning PBS children’s series Wishbone. In 2011 he was awarded an Emmy as a writer for the 64th annual Tony Awards.
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