President's Forum With Lesley Stahl


NEW YORK, January 18, 2017 — 60 Minutes Correspondent Lesley Stahl discusses her remarkable journey as a journalist and broadcaster with Lulu and Anthony Wang Asia Society President and CEO Josette Sheeran. (1 hr., 22 min)

Join Lulu and Anthony Wang Asia Society President and CEO Josette Sheeran for this special winter edition of our signature series, “President’s Forum": A conversation with Lesley Stahl about her remarkable journey as a journalist and broadcaster. As a primetime reporter for CBS News, Stahl has built a formidable reputation in the news industry, interviewing notable personalities and accumulating prestigious awards. She has extensively contributed to CBS’ Face the Nation and 60 Minutes, primarily covering politics and foreign affairs. Her experiences covering Washington for more than 20 years became the subject of her book Reporting Live (1999). Stahl's work has led her to become a nationally acclaimed figure in news and journalism. 

Asia Society’s President’s Forum series began three decades ago. Past guests have included Kofi AnnanWinston Lord, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh, Maya LinYo-Yo Ma, Arianna HuffingtonNicholas Kristof, David RockefellerIndra Nooyi, Amartya Sen, Joseph E. Stiglitz, and many more.


Lesley Stahl is a television journalist that has spent most of her career with CBS News.  Since 1991, she has reported for CBS’ 60 Minutes. Her career in journalism has included a number of high profile reports and garnered important achievements, especially in foreign reporting. She graduated cum laude in 1963 form Wheaton College, where she served on the board of trustees.

Josette Sheeran is the seventh president and CEO of Asia Society. In the position, which she assumed in June 2013, she is responsible for leading and advancing the organization's work throughout the U.S. and Asia, and across its disciplines of arts and culture, policy and business, and education. She is former Vice Chair of the World Economic Forum, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme, Undersecretary at the U.S. Department of State, and Deputy United States Trade Representative. 


President Form Programs are endowed by a grant from the Hazen Polsky Foundation

Event Details

Thu 18 Jan 2018
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Asia Society
725 Park Avenue
New York, NY  10021

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