Connie Chung to headline United for Libraries President’s Program at ALA Annual 2024

The renowned journalist will discuss her forthcoming book Connie: A Memoir

Each year at the ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition, United for Libraries presents a President’s Program featuring a special guest speaker. This year, the Conference takes place in San Diego, and attendees will hear from none other than the deeply inspiring and highly influential Connie Chung. United for Libraries president Gordon Baker will moderate.

Connie Chung made history when she achieved her dream of being the first woman to co-anchor the CBS Evening News and the first Asian to anchor any news program in the U.S. Chung pulls no punches as she provides a behind-the-scenes tour of her singular life. From showdowns with powerful men in and out of the newsroom to the stories behind some of her career-defining reporting and the unwavering support of her husband, Maury Povich, nothing is off-limits – good, bad, or ugly. So be sure to join us and see Connie Chung at ALA Annual–this is CONNIE like you’ve never seen her before.

How to attend

United for Libraries President’s Program: Connie Chung takes place Sat., June 29 at 2:30 p.m. PT in the San Diego Convention Center, Ballroom 20. Registration for the United for Libraries President’s Program is included with paid Conference registration. Visit to add this special program to your Conference schedule.

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