Insight with Suzanne Goldenberg – Is America ready for Hillary? – FULLY BOOKED

Talk 15 November 2007

Award-winning Guardian journalist Suzanne Goldenberg talks about the possibility of the Americans electing their first-ever woman president.

Suzanne Goldenberg has been the newspaper’s US Correspondent since 2002. In January 2003, she based herself in Baghdad to cover the last days of Saddam Hussein’s rule and the US invasion of Iraq.

In addition to Iraq, she covered the war in Lebanon in 2006, the Palestinian uprising  against Israeli rule from 2000-2002, the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan in 1996, and the wars in Chechnya, Georgia, and Nagorno-Karabakh in the former Soviet Union in the early 1990s.

Goldenberg won the Bayeux prize for war reporting for her coverage of Iraq. She has been voted reporter of the year by What the Papers Say, the Foreign Press Association and the London Press Club for her coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She won the James Cameron award.

She is the author of Pride of Small Nations: the Caucasus and Post-Soviet Disorder, co-author of Transcaucasian Boundaries with John F.R. Wright, and Richard Schofield and most recently Madam President, the book in which she traces Hillary Clinton’s progress from teenage Republican to great Democratic hope.

Moderated by Jonathan Rugman – Channel 4 New’s Diplomatic Correspondent and former US correspondent.