Robert Whitcomb,'72 JRN, former Providence Journal editor hosts forum on caste system in American society

Join Rhode Island Columbians for a spirited discussion May 16, at the Hope Club about the caste system in American society, sponsored by the Providence Committee on Foreign Relations   

 Robert Whitcomb,'72 JRN and former Vice President/Editorial Page Editor with the Providence Journal newspaper will be our host.   

The evening's speaker is Philip Martin a senior investigative reporter for WGBH. 

Martin's discussion will hinge on his recent reporting about “Caste in America," which explores the Indian caste system and how it extends into America's Indian immigrant community. 

He will also talk about the challenging role of foreign correspondents in contemporary journalism.


Tickets for this event is discounted at $20.00 for Columbia alumni available online only; full price of $50.00 for non-alumni guest.

Price includes dinner. Cash bar. Attire is business professional for women, jacket and tie for men. 

Please click on the link above to purchase tickets. 

Questions?  Contact Roxana Sasse at [email protected]

We hope to see you at this timely and relevant event. 
May 16, 2019 at 6:00pm - 9pm

Hope Club

6 Benevolent St
Providence, RI 02906
United States

Roxana Sasse


$20.00 USD

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