2010-02-11 / Community

Anderson Cooper coming to Reagan Library

Anderson Cooper will deliver a Reagan Forum talk at 6 p.m. Fri., Feb. 19 at the Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley.

Cooper recently returned from the earthquake devastation in Haiti.

Tickets are $45 per person and include dinner. Tickets must be purchased by 10 a.m. Tues., Feb. 16 at www .reaganfoundation.org/cpa or by calling (805) 5222977.

Each weekday Cooper anchors “Anderson Cooper 360°,” a newscast on CNN/ U.S. He tells stories in depth and from multiple points of view.

Cooper, who joined CNN in December 2001, served as CNN’s weekend anchor before moving to prime time in March 2003, following the war in Iraq, then to a late evening time slot in November 2005 following Hurricane Katrina.

Cooper also provides reports for CBS’s “60 Minutes.”

“Dispatches from the Edge” is Cooper’s memoir about covering the South Asia tsunami, Hurricane Katrina and other news events.

The journalist and “Anderson Cooper 360°” have won several major journalism awards, including multiple Emmy awards.

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