Please join us for our next Breakfast Briefing. Our guest will be Pulitzer Prize winning author Steve Coll discussing his new book, "Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power."

Steve Coll is president of New America Foundation, and a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine. Previously he spent 20 years as a foreign correspondent and senior editor at The Washington Post, serving as the paper's managing editor from 1998 to 2004. He is the author of seven books including The Deal of the Century: The Break Up of AT&T (1986);The Taking of Getty Oil (1987); Eagle on the Street, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the SEC's battle with Wall Street (with David A. Vise, 1991); On the Grand Trunk Road: A Journey into South Asia (1994), Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 (2004); The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century (2008); and Private Empire: Exxon Mobil and American Power (2012).

We look forward to seeing you!

Claiborne Booker and Tim Webb, BEN DC Co-Chairs


Merrill Lynch
1152 15th Street
6th Floor
Washington, District of Columbia

Driving Directions:

In response to a great turnout, we are grateful to Pierre Levermore of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in Washington for hosting us in his firm's Conference Room. Please note the new address:

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
6th Floor
1152 15th Street NW
Washington DC 20005

Event Details

Steve Coll was on The Colbert Report last week talking about "Private Empire". Here's a link:


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Deadline: 6/28/2012

Speaker Profiles

Steve Coll (Speaker)
President, New America Foundation

Steve Coll Bio



Claiborne Booker, '92