Veteran journalist urged the media to re-commit to basic reporting at annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture.
Daniel Pearl’s tragic death was only the first in a wave of violence that has targeted journalists all over the world, said Christiane Amanpour as she delivered the annual lecture given in memory of the Wall Street Journal reporter who was murdered in Pakistan.
Leon Panetta, whose formidable political career included eight terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and appointments as President Clinton's chief of staff and President Obama's secretary of defense and CIA director, delivered the annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture.
"Much of the world’s sorrow can be traced to cycles of retribution, where one group seeks revenge for real or imagined wrongs done by another," Power said.
Rice, the former secretary of state and national security adviser to President George W. Bush, addressed a crowd of hundreds Wednesday evening at UCLA’s annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture.