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Bill Dawson


Bill Dawson

Region: Coastal Prairie

Topics: Journalism, Teaching

Mr. Dawson is a journalist and professor.  From 1984 to 2001, he served as the environmental writer for the Houston Chronicle, researching and reporting in major series on smog, air toxics, ozone, grandfathered industries, and global warming, in addition to covering numerous day-to-day events in the environmental field.

In the years since, he has continued to write on environmental matters for the Society of Environmental Journalists, as well as contributing to the New York Times, writing for the Center for Public Integrity and the Metcalf Institute, and serving as a Lecturer in the Center for the Study of Environment and Society at Rice University.



February 27, 2008
Houston, Texas
Reels 2417, 2418


Please see a brief video excerpt (Flash or Real) from our interview with Mr. Dawson.

Please see the transcript and video record, found in reels 2417 and 2418, from Mr. Dawson's full interview






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