Russian Roulette: Inside Putin’s War on America

Date(s) - 04/25/18
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

First United Methodist Church Chicago Temple

Hosted by
Chicago Humanities Council

Russian Roulette: Inside Putin’s War on America

Chicago Humanities Council

Saturday, April 28 | 11:00a – 12:00p

The extent of Russian hacking in the 2016 presidential election represents a brazen new threat to American democracy. As the story continues to unfold, we await the full revelations of this unprecedented act of political espionage and its aftermath. Investigative reporters Michael Isikoff and David Corn discuss all the details and more in their latest work, The Russian Roulette. Come for a full account of the controversies, the strange relationship between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, the history of Russian intelligence operations in the United States, and a discussion of how to prevent foreign powers from further influencing our democratic political processes.

Ticket purchase includes a copy of Russian Roulette. An option for 1 book + 2 tickets is available through the box office at (312) 605-8444.



Michael Isikoff is an investigative journalist who has worked for the Washington Post, Newsweek and NBC News. He is the author of two New York Times bestsellers, Uncovering Clinton: A Reporter’s Story and Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War (co-written with David Corn). He is a frequent guest on MSNBC, CNN, and other TV talk shows. Isikoff is currently the chief investigative correspondent for Yahoo News.

David Corn is an American political journalist and author and the chief of the Washington bureau for Mother Jones. He has been Washington editor for The Nation and appeared regularly on FOX News, MSNBC, and NPR. He is the co-author of Hubris and The Russian Connection: The Inside Story of How Vladimir Putin Attacked a U.S. Election and Shaped the Trump Presidency with Michael Isikoff.