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President Drinan with Simmons Alumna Gwen Ifill

January 22, 2009

President Helen Drinan posed with Simmons Alumna Gwen Ifill, a member of the class of 1977, along with a group of Simmons students, faculty and staff, at the JFK Library in Boston. Ifill, who is a senior correspondent for PBS's The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer and managing editor of Washington Week, participated in a conversation with New York Times columnist Bob Herbert about her new book, "The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama" (Doubleday 2008).