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David Rohde’s Speech

David Rohdes, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was kidnapped by the Taliban in 2008 and escaped from, received the first annual Frank McCulloch Award for Courage in Journalism. Frank McCulloch was also given the award. Rohdes spoke about his time in capitvity and his escape.


Rohdes is wearing the red tie, and wearing glasses.

Frank McCulloch is wearing a grey suit and white shirt.

University of Nevada, Reno Journalism Dean Jerry Ceppos is wearing a light-blue tie.